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Question 1:
What is the nationality of Karen Armstrong?

Question 2:
What was Karen Armstrong's birth name?
Robert Keen
Greg Mardon Somerville
Michael Robert Brewer
Karen Armstrong

Question 3: Armstrong was born into a family of Irish extraction who, after her birth, moved to Bromsgrove and later to ________.
BirminghamWolverhamptonStoke-on-TrentCoventry

Question 4: It's about behaving in a way that changes you, that gives you intimations of holiness and sacredness."[citation needed] She points out that religious ________ is not just a response to but, paradoxically, a product of contemporary culture.
SoulFundamentalismAtheismMonotheism

Question 5: She was a key advisor on ________' popular PBS series on religion, has addressed members of the US Congress, and was one of three scholars to speak at the UN's first ever session on religion.
PBS NewsHourPublic Broadcasting ServiceBill MoyersTony Snow

Question 6: She has written numerous articles for ________ and other publications.
The ObserverThe GuardianThe IndependentThe Times

Question 7: In 2008 Armstrong was one of three winners who were awarded $100,000 each by the ________'s TED Prize.
Al GoreWorld Economic ForumApp StoreTED (conference)

Question 8: Largely on the strength of this, in 1984, Armstrong was commissioned by the UK's ________ to write and present a TV documentary on the life of St. Paul.
Channel 4BBCFive (TV channel)S4C

Question 9: A major influence on Armstrong's whole approach to the world's religious traditions has been, as she implies in The Spiral Staircase, the work of the Canadian scholar ________.
McGill UniversityWilfred Cantwell SmithIslamReligion

Question 10: Its signatories include Prince Hassan of Jordan, the Dalai Lama, ________, and Sir Richard Branson.
Frederik Willem de KlerkSouth Africa under apartheidNelson MandelaDesmond Tutu
















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