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Letter to a Christian Nation
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Sam Harris
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Letter to a Christian Nation

Sam Harris



Religion & beliefs;
Christian life & practice;
Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems;
Society & culture: general;
Religious groups: social & cultural aspects;
Programming & scripting languages: general


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From the new afterword by the author:

Humanity has had a long fascination with blood sacrifice. In fact, it has been by no means uncommon for a child to be born into this world only to be patiently and lovingly reared by religious maniacs, who believe that the best way to keep the sun on its course or to ensure a rich harvest is to lead him by tender hand into a field or to a mountaintop and bury, butcher, or burn him alive as offering to an invisible God. The notion that Jesus Christ died for our sins and that his death constitutes a successful propitiation of a loving God is a direct and undisguised inheritance of the superstitious bloodletting that has plagued bewildered people throughout history. . .

By:   Sam Harris
Imprint:   Vintage
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 205mm,  Width: 133mm,  Spine: 11mm
Weight:   163g
ISBN:   9780307278777
ISBN 10:   0307278778
Pages:   120
Publication Date:   January 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

A breath of fresh fire. --Wall Street Journal I dare you to read this will not leave you unchanged. Read it if it is the last thing you do. --Richard Dawkins, author of The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion It's a shame that not everyone in this country will read Sam Harris' marvelous little book Letter to a Christian Nation. They won't but they should. --Leonard Susskind, Felix Bloch Professor in theoretical physics, Stanford University

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