The Prospect Podcast #85: The art of scripture, with Karen Armstrong

How to read ancient texts

June 12, 2019
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The Ten Commandments is one of the most well-known pieces of scripture. It may also embody everything wrong with how we read these texts today.

Karen Armstrong joins us to talk about her new book, The Art of Scripture, and why there should be more to read more creatively beyond literalism.

You can read Reverend Lucy Winkett's review of The Art of Scripturehere.

Plus: Sameer Rahim and Tom Clark on our modern-day scriptures, and the function of the shibboleth.

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