In response to his award-winning best seller The End of Faith, Sam Harris received thousands of letters from Christians excoriating him for not believing in God. Letter to A Christian Nation is his courageous and controversial reply. Using rational argument, Harris offers a measured refutation of the beliefs that form the core of fundamentalist Christianity. Addressing current topics ranging from intelligent design and stem-cell research to the connections between religion and violence, Letter to A Christian Nation boldly challenges the influence that faith has on public life in the United States.
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I'm a freethinker with a never ending desire to learn! Born a Texan, a Californian by choice.
Mr. Harris' answers to his critics (Christians) is short concise and to the point. If you choose to live in the real world, you will love this book. On the other hand, if you choose to believe in talking serpents and virgin births this is not a book you will enjoy. The truth will be too painful for you.
Again, Harris hits home with a direct address to the true, uncompromising Evangel-American. His tone is pleasant, fair, and startlingly uncompromising.
This couldn't be much more timely and relevant.
The narration is smooth and crisp.
Speaking about my own personal journey deconverting from Christianity to non-religious, it was this book is what did it for me. I am always impressed by the clarity of thought and communication by Sam Harris. Nice work. Every Christian should read this book.
Say something about yourself!
This refutes, very well I think, everything a Christian believes. Any thinking Christian (an oxymoron) would no longer be a believer after reading this book. All organized religions have outlived their usefulness in the developed world where people have access to education. In the modern world, organized religions may, in fact, be the root of all evil. Amen
The openness of the discussion.
Mr. Harris's ability to discuss subjects that would be a taboo to most writers
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Mr. Harris addressed tough issues that most would be afraid to discuss.
I appreciated the honesty to address what many of us feel but are not comfortable to discuss openly.
Sam Harris poses questions that many Christians cannot answer. He clearly disagrees with all religions and is atheist but that does not take away from his credibility. I am not a christian and still found this book very interesting. I really like his style of writing as well, it's more of a conversation then a letter/book. I suggest everyone read this book, even if you don't agree with it, even if you're a christian, you don't know if your faith is true faith unless you can question it.
This should be required reading. If I were rich I would pay Audible to make this a free download. At the very least this should accompany any purchase of "A Purpose Driven Life".
Perhaps some funder can make this available for free. This should be required reading (or listening) for every American. It about time that somenoe exposes religion for what it really is. The Emperor really has NO clothes.
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