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Letter To a Christian Nation

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Publisher Comments:

“Thousands of people have written to tell me that I am wrong not to believe in God. The most hostile of these communications have come from Christians. This is ironic, as Christians generally imagine that no faith imparts the virtues of love and forgiveness more effectively than their own. The truth is that many who claim to be transformed by Christ’s love are deeply, even murderously, intolerant of criticism. While we may want to ascribe this to human nature, it is clear that such hatred draws considerable support from the Bible. How do I know this? The most disturbed of my correspondents always cite chapter and verse.”

So begins Letter to a Christian Nation

www.samharris.org

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

From the new afterword by the

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About the Author

Sam Harris is the author of the New York Times best seller, The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason, which won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. He is a graduate in philosophy from Stanford University and has studied both Eastern and Western religious traditions, along with a variety of contemplative disciplines, for twenty years. Mr. Harris is now completing a doctorate in neuroscience, studying the neural basis of belief, disbelief, and uncertainty with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). His work has been discussed in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Economist, and New Scientist, among many other journals, and he has made television appearances on The O'Reilly Factor, Scarborough Country, Faith Under Fire, and Book TV.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307278777
Author:
Harris, Sam
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Subject:
Christian Life - Pop Culture Issues
Subject:
Christian Life - Social Issues
Subject:
Christianity - History - Social Issues
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
Religion, Politics & State
Subject:
Agnosticism
Subject:
Church and state
Subject:
Fundamentalism
Subject:
Religious right - United States
Subject:
Christian conservatism - United States
Subject:
Religion Western-Social and Political Issues
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.06x5.22x.43 in. .36 lbs.

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