Not everyone can be in agreement, here is sampling of what the faithful
say about Christopher Hitchens.
Anti-Theist: Christianity is Bad for the World
by Michelle A. Vu
-The Christian Post December 28, 2008
"In a recent debate against a Christian scholar and pastor,
Christopher Hitchens argued against the idea that Christianity is
accountable for the spreading of moral principles such as how it is
wrong to murder and steal."
Answering Hitchens on Moral Superiority
-The Jewish Journal September 10, 2008
"By now, everyone knows the name Christopher Hitchens.
That’s an impressive feat for a print journalist not named
Woodward or Bernstein or at least Hersh. But Hitchens
notoriety—and to the God-fearing it is notoriety—stems from
his membership in the corps of New Atheists"
Dangerous Atheism of Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris
by Chris Hedges
-AlterNet March 22, 2008
"I flew to Los Angeles in May of 2007 to debate Sam
Harris, the author of The End of Faith and Letter to a Christian
Nation, in UCLA's cavernous Royce Hall. I debated Christopher Hitchens,
who wrote God is Not Great, two days later in San Francisco. "
- By James Bowman
-The American Spectator
October 22, 2007
"The recent debate, sponsored by the Ethics and Public
Center, between Christopher Hitchens and Professor Alister McGrath on
the existence of God was rather a disappointment to me. I thought that
Mr. Hitchens clearly had the better of it, but only because Professor
McGrath chose to fight on his opponent's ground."
Defense of God
- by Gary Rosenblatt
-The JewishWeek News
October 11, 2007
"God knows, God doesn't need my advice or help.
fact is the Almighty has been taking it on the chin
(anthropomorphically speaking) of late, and maybe it's time to speak
Often Fail, Never Give Up
- Brian D.
-On Faith September 30,
"I think Christopher Hitchens is, sadly, too often right.
History makes this clear, and many of us who are religious have
experienced our share of religious irrationality, intolerance, bigotry,
contempt, exclusion, violence (if not physical, then verbal insult),
and so on - whether with members of our own religion or members of
other religions, or even members of no religion."
The End of Faith? A Rosh Hashanah
- by Jim Levison
"The religion-related group which has figured most
prominently in the Book Review sections of our newspapers of late - has
been ... not Jews, not Christians, not Muslims, but atheists."
Why Christopher Hitchens
is Wrong About Billy Graham
- by Nancy Gibbs and
-TIME September 18, 2007
"Christopher Hitchens once devoted an entire book to
portraying Mother Teresa as a phony, so perhaps Billy Graham got off
easy when Hitchens described him, in a recent C-Span appearance, as "a
self-conscious fraud," who didn't believe a word of what he preached,
but was just in business for the money."
Zagano: Atheist missing the boat on Mother Teresa
-Kansas City Star
September 13, 2007
"Mother Teresa’s detractors are swarming again,
led by atheist author Christopher Hitchens, whose dark diatribe against
religion, God is Not Great, is especially critical of people who think
God is, in fact, great."
of the atheists: the Cheif Rabbi responds
Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks
-The Jewish Chronicle
September 14, 2007
"Secular assaults on religion only make it harder for
people to work together in tackling global crises, argues Chief Rabbi
Sir Jonathan Sacks"
Tracts: God, They're Predictable
- by Henry
-The Weekly Standard
August 13, 2007
"As if we were back in eighteenth-century France, atheist
tracts are abroad in our land, their flamboyant titles defiant. The God
Delusion, God Is Not Great, Letter to a Christian Nation, Atheist
Manifesto, Atheist Universe:"
Atheists Believe in God, Or Do They Hate Him?
-AOL News August 09, 2007
"Even if God's existence could be proven, Niezsche writes in The
Antichrist, we would still refuse to accept him. When I read atheists
like Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens."
Hitchens is a Bigot, Certainly Not Fascinating
Editorial by Casey Hoff
-The Capital Times Madison Wisconsin July 31, 2007
"The dictionary defines a bigot as "a person who is
intolerant of any differing creed, belief, or opinion." Christopher
Hitchens' name ought to be permanently added to every dictionary as an
example of bigotry, for his views about religious people fit bigotry's
precise definition flawlessly."
Hitchens Is Not Great
- by Alan Bisbort
-The Valley Advocate
July 19, 2007
"Christopher Hitchens, the bilious Brit, has bagged a
bestseller. Give Chris a big hand and a mug o' Guinness. Good show, old
sport! His latest vowel movement is called God is Not Great: How
Religion Poisons Everything. "
- by Micheal Medved
-Town Hall July 13, 2007
"If you’re challenged, disturbed or, by any
chance, persuaded by the anti-religious diatribes of Christopher
Hitchens, then consider turning to Ludwig van Beethoven for the best
Athiests Can't Answer
- by Michael Gerson
-The Washington Post
July 13, 2007
"British author G.K. Chesterton argued that every act of
blasphemy is a kind of tribute to God, because it is based on belief.
"If anyone doubts this," he wrote, "let him sit down seriously and try
to think blasphemous thoughts about Thor."