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Letter to a Christian Nation Audiobook
Letter to a Christian Nation
Written by: 
Sam Harris
Narrated by: 
Jordan Bridges
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Letter to a Christian Nation Audiobook

Letter to a Christian Nation

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"Forty-four percent of the American population is convinced that Jesus will return to judge the living and the dead sometime in the next 50 years," writes Sam Harris. "Imagine the consequences if any significant component of the U.S. government actually believed that the world was about to end and that its ending would be glorious. The fact that nearly half of the American population apparently believes this, purely on the basis of religious dogma, should be considered a moral and intellectual emergency."

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.

Don't miss Harris' The End of Faith.

©2006 Sam Harris. All rights reserved; (P)2006 Simon and Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.

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    Mike Key 10-08-15
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    "A Contemplative expose of Christian belief"

    I would recommend this book to anyone who has the slightest question about their faith. Or anyone wondering why religion in the Middle East may be bringing us towards destruction. Sam carefully breaks down the falsehoods and fallacies of belief and asked the reader to consider their beliefs intellectually.

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    Ashleigh 09-11-15
    Ashleigh 09-11-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Good quick read"

    This book had many great points and questions and I hope many religious people read and understand its content and think a little deeper about what they believe

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    Jonathan 08-11-15
    Jonathan 08-11-15 Member Since 2015
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    I will definitely share this with friends and family. it's a little expensive for two hours though.

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    Wil Bane Mississippi 08-06-15
    Wil Bane Mississippi 08-06-15 Member Since 2015

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    "Letter to a Christian Nation"

    Wonderfully written with good oration. Sam Harris is a brilliant writer and says what many think but either can't, won't, or don't care to say.

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    T.Stick 07-06-15
    T.Stick 07-06-15 Member Since 2014

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    "Smart, intelligent human reasoning."

    Really good stuff to expose the silly brand of Christianity that we have so much of in this country. I feel sorry for him though that he can only reason through his own interpretation. Ironically similar to what he accuses people of faith of. There is some real anger and disgust evident. A precursor possibly to the changing culture? Tough times ahead for Christians.

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    Rod Johnson 07-06-15
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    "Should be cheaper"

    This message was supposed to reach a large audience. Why is it so expensive for less than 2 hours of audio?

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    Rick 05-06-15
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    "great!"

    loved it! essentially a short version of "the end of faith". two classic books.

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    Stephen Hunt 05-05-15 Member Since 2015

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    "Excellent critique of Christian Fundamentalism"

    With brilliant clarity of thought and citing their own reference book Harris provides a pithy critique of Christianity as a basis for morality and ethics.

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    Wayne Chicago 04-22-15
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    "Excellent"

    What the world needs to hear. I rank this alongside Professor Bart Erhmann's work on The Great Courses. Very revealing.

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    Hannah 04-22-15
    Hannah 04-22-15
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    "Everyone should hear this!"

    This short little book is worth everyone's two hours. It is well written and succinct. It is also detailing one of the greatest issues of modern history. Highly recommend!!

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