If the title's bold proclamation doesn't get you, there is the stick-in-the-eye subtitle, How Religion Poisons Everything. Saying Christopher Hitchens opposes faith of any stripe is like saying it gets chilly on Canada's ice road in February. Hitchens' latest book joins the ranks of a fast-growing cohort of creeds written by atheists seeking to mainstream their beliefs. Two others from this group include Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion (Modern Reformation review July/August 2007) and Sam Harris's Letter to a Christian Nation.
Brian Esterly is a ruling elder at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia and a consultant in business development.
Issue: "The New Atheism" March/April 2008 Vol. 17 No. 2 Page number(s): 62-63
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