By Sam Harris

“Thousands of individuals have written to inform me that i'm mistaken to not think in God. the main adversarial of those communications have come from Christians. this can be ironic, as Christians usually think that no religion imparts the virtues of affection and forgiveness extra successfully than their very own. the fact is that many that declare to be reworked by means of Christ’s love are deeply, even murderously, illiberal of feedback. whereas we will want to ascribe this to human nature, it's transparent that such hatred attracts massive aid from the Bible. How do i do know this? the main disturbed of my correspondents continuously cite bankruptcy and verse.”

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D. Kristof, "Bush's Sex Scandal," The New York Times, February 16, 2005. Reginald Finger: M. Specter, "Political Science," The New Yorker, March 13, 2006, pp. 58-69. In fact, several states: "The States Confront Stem Cells," The New York Times, March 31, 2006. htm. com/id/2090083/. html. In El Salvador: J. Hitt, "Pro-Life Nation" The New York Times Magazine, April 9,2006. 20 percent: C. P. , "Management of Spontaneous Abortion," American Family Physi­cian, vol. 72, no. 7 (October 1, 2005), pp. 1243-50.

62. 70. Dozens of scientific surveys: There is no shortage of polling data attesting to the depth and breadth of American piety. com) remain some of the best sources of this information. vnu _content_id=loo2l547O4. heretics should be tortured: P. Johnson, A History of Christianity (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1976), pp. 116-17. or killed outright: Summa Theologica, Article 3 of Question 11 in the Secunda Secundae. Martin Luther and John Calvin advocated: W. Manchester, A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance (Boston: Little, Brown, 1992), passim.

Heretics should be tortured: P. Johnson, A History of Christianity (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1976), pp. 116-17. or killed outright: Summa Theologica, Article 3 of Question 11 in the Secunda Secundae. Martin Luther and John Calvin advocated: W. Manchester, A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance (Boston: Little, Brown, 1992), passim. "What God sanctioned": F. G. Wood, The Arro­gance of Faith (New York: A. A. Knopf, 1990), p. 59. ReleaseID=32). The vaccine produced: "Forbidden Vaccine," The New York Times, Dec.

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