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Religion Through The Back Door

Feb 11, 2013

A wind-up nun toy.
Credit Flickr/Michael Connell

Karen Armstrong came to religion through the back door. She had tried coming through the front, joining a convent as a teenager. But the spiritual experiences her mentors expected her to have just fell flat. She gave up the church and found her mind grew more open. But lately, she’s been revisiting her spiritual side and looking for balance.

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