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Christopher Hitchens, RIP

Christopher Hitchens, essayist, civil libertarian, and prominent New Atheist, died on December 15, 2011, after a battle with esophageal cancer. I asked readers of this blog to pray for Hitchens last year, contrary to his stated wishes. Hitchens was an … Continue reading

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Pray for Christopher Hitchens, Even if He Doesn’t Want It

You rarely come across stories as sad as this one: Christopher Hitchens, one of the world’s best known proponents of atheism, has asked religious people not to pray for him as he battles throat cancer. He says that if he … Continue reading

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