God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

September 2, 2008|
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
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Christopher Hitchens, described in the London Observer as “one of the most prolific, as well as brilliant, journalists of our time” takes on his biggest subject yet–the increasingly dangerous role of religion in the world.

In the tradition of Bertrand Russell’s Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris’s recent bestseller, The End Of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion. With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos. With eloquent clarity, Hitchens frames the argument for a more secular life based on science and reason, in which hell is replaced by the Hubble Telescope’s awesome view of the universe, and Moses and the burning bush give way to the beauty and symmetry of the double helix.
CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS (1949-2011) was the author of the New York Times bestsellers god Is Not Great, Hitch 22: A Memoir, Arguably: Essays, and Mortality, among others. A regular contributor to Vanity Fair, The Atlantic Monthly and Slate, Hitchens also wrote for The Weekly Standard, The National Review, and The Independent, and appeared ...
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Title:God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 5.98 X 0.86 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 5.98 X 0.86 in
Published:September 2, 2008
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771041433

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