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By Sam Harris

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About the Author

Sam Harris is the author of the New York Times bestseller "The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason" and "Letter to a Christian Nation." He is a graduate in philosophy from Stanford University and has studied both Eastern and Western religious traditions, along with a variety of contemplative disciplines, for twenty years. Mr. Harris is now completing a doctorate in neuroscience. His work has been discussed in Newsweek, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Chicago Tribune, The Economist, The Guardian, The Independent, The Globe and Mail, New Scientist, SEED Magazine, and many other journals. Mr. Harris makes regular appearances on television and radio to discuss the danger that religion now poses to modern societies. "The End of Faith" won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. Several foreign editions are in press. Mr. Harris lives in New York City. He can be reached through his website at His most recent book is "Letter to a Christian Nation" (Amazon)


Truthdig Articles

07/26 Sam Harris Responds to Chris Hedges’ ‘Fundamentalism Kills’ Column

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