Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

June 16, 2015|
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion by Sam Harris
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For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s latest New York Times bestseller is a guide to meditation as a rational practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.

From Sam Harris, neuroscientist and author of numerous New York Times bestselling books, Waking Up is for the twenty percent of Americans who follow no religion but who suspect that important truths can be found in the experiences of such figures as Jesus, the Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history. Throughout this book, Harris argues that there is more to understanding reality than science and secular culture generally allow, and that how we pay attention to the present moment largely determines the quality of our lives.

Waking Up is part memoir and part exploration of the scientific underpinnings of spirituality. No other book marries contemplative wisdom and modern science in this way, and no author other than Sam Harris—a scientist, philosopher, and famous skeptic—could write it.
Sam Harris received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph. D in neuroscience from UCLA. His works include Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, and Free Will. The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. He is the co-founder and CEO of Project Reason, a nonprofit foundation devoted to spreadin...
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Title:Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 8.38 X 5.5 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.38 X 5.5 X 0.6 in
Published:June 16, 2015
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781451636024

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