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Author Harris, Sam, 1967-

Title The end of faith : religion, terror, and the future of reason / Sam Harris.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2004.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  200.19 H243e 2004    ---  DUE 02-12-20
Edition 1st ed.
Description 336 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-321) and index.
Contents Reason in exile -- The nature of belief -- In the shadow of God -- The problem with Islam -- West of Eden -- A science of good and evil -- Experiments in consciousness.
Summary A startling analysis of the clash of faith and reason in today's world, this historical tour of mankind's willingness to suspend reason in favor of religious beliefs, even when those beliefs are used to justify atrocities, asserts that in the shadow of weapons of mass destruction, we can not expect to survive our religious differences indefinitely.
Subject Religion -- Controversial literature.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects.
Psychology, Religious.
Secular humanism.
ISBN 0393035158 (hardcover)

 
    
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