Karen A. Armstrong
Charter for Compassion
Freelance Writer on the history of religion. Founder, Charter for Compassion. Ambassador, UN Alliance of Civilizations. Trustee, British Museum. Fellow, Royal Society of Literature. Author of: A History of God; A History of Jerusalem; The Battle for God: A History of Jerusalem; Islam: A Short History; Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time; Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. Recipient of awards and honours, including: TED Prize (2008); Franklin J. Roosevelt Medal for Religious Freedom (2008); Leopold Lucas Prize, Tubingen University (2009).