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The Blame Game: Karen Armstrong Talks About ‘Fields of Blood’

…. But the incident was explained roughly to me during an interview.) If we speak in order to wound, we

Karen Armstrongwill make matters worse: in my research I have found that when a fundamentalist group is attacked, it invariably becomes more extreme. My problem with some current critics of Islam is that their criticism is neither accurate, fair, nor well-informed. I am sure they do not intend this, but in the 1930s and ’40s in Europe, we learned how dangerous and ultimately destructive this kind of discourse could be. MORE  /artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.