“Endlessly illuminating and a sheer pleasure to read.” —Jack Miles, author of God: A Biography
Daring to take the great biblical account of human origins seriously, but without credulity
"The End of Faith articulates the dangers and absurdities of organized religion so fiercely and so fearlessly that I felt relieved as I read it, vindicated....Harris writes what a sizable number of us think, but few are willing to say."—Natalie Angier, New York Times
"Kemper’s majestic account of Barth’s journey restores the reputation of an explorer who was as passionate about science as he was about rigorous travel. It’s an enthralling adventure, captivatingly told." —Ziauddin Sardar, Times (London)
A playful and erudite look at the origins of language
An anthropologist examines the nature of religiosity and how it shapes and benefits humankind.