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Letter to a Christian Nation

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Fundamentalism,
  • Church and state,
  • Religious right,
  • Christianity and politics,
  • Christian conservatism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-96).

    StatementSam Harris
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR516 .H255 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24747774M
    ISBN 100307265773
    ISBN 109780307265777
    LC Control Number2006046578
    OCLC/WorldCa70158553

    In this tightly reasoned commentary on the state of religion in America, Sam Harris pulls no punches in his arguments to members of the Christian Right on all matters moral and political, noting Old Testament law (death for adultery, homosexuality, disobedience to parents etc.), and contrasts this with, for example, the complete non-violence of Jainism.


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