Christianity and 'Letter to a Christian Nation' Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Christianity and 'Letter to a Christian Nation'
This paper studies the work 'Letter to a Christian Nation' by Sam Harris and looks at the author's views against Christianity.
# 123250 | 1,250 words | 17 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Philosophy (Religion) , Religion and Theology (Christianity) , Literature (General)

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In this article, the writer examines Sam Harris's book 'Letter to a Christian Nation', detailing three of the author's arguments against Christianity and addressing them from the Bible and other sources. The writer ends by considering one of the options presented in Subverting Hatred: The Challenge of Nonviolence in Religious Traditions, indicating how it might be applied to reduce violence in the world today.

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"In 'Letter to a Christian Nation' Sam Harris raises a number of intentionally provocative issues. Among these he includes the question of whether God is a good God the deliberation of the Catholic church over whether babies that die end up in limbo and the argument for unintelligent design. In his attack against the goodness of God Harris cites the tsunami of December that killed several hundred thousand people as evidence either of God's non-existence His wrath or His ..."

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