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The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

 
 
 
 
The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason
Author: Sam Harris
ISBN 13: 9780393327656
ISBN 10: 393327655
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Publication Date: 2005-09-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 348
List Price: $15.95
 
 

An impassioned plea for reason in a world divided by faith.

The New York Times - Natalie Angier

The End of Faith articulates the dangers and absurdities of organized religion so fiercely and so fearlessly that I felt relieved as I read it, vindicated, almost personally understood. Sam Harris presents major religious systems like Judaism, Christianity and Islam as forms of socially sanctioned lunacy, their fundamental tenets and rituals irrational, archaic and, important when it comes to matters of humanity's long-term survival, mutually incompatible. A doctoral candidate in neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles, Harris writes what a sizable number of us think, but few are willing to say in contemporary America.