God is Not Great

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Atlantic Books, Limited, Nov 1, 2011 - Religion - 320 pages
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God Is Not Great is the ultimate case against religion. In a series of acute readings of the major religious texts, Christopher Hitchens demonstrates the ways in which religion is man-made, dangerously sexually repressive and distorts the very origins of the cosmos. Above all, Hitchens argues that the concept of an omniscient God has profoundly damaged humanity, and proposes that the world might be a great deal better off without 'him'.

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Exemplary English and writing style. - Flipkart
Author has done great research. - Flipkart
You can feel his speech through his writing. - Flipkart

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User Review  - John_Vaughan - LibraryThing

My Art Professor son bought me several of this author's books as a gift and I have grown to respect and appreciate the wit and scholarship of "Hitch". His prose is sometimes stretching but he makes ... Read full review

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User Review  - martensgirl - LibraryThing

Hitchens is Dawkins like more mature, more eloquent brother. He writes very knowledgeably about religion, its shameful history and how it lessens believers and atheists alike. I'd recommend it to everyone; it is densely-packed and heavy-going and is probably worth rereading. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011) was a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and Visiting Professor in liberal studies at the New School in New York. He was the author of numerous books, including works on Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, George Orwell, Mother Theresa, Henry Kissinger and Bill and Hillary Clinton, as well as the international bestseller and National Book Award nominee, god Is Not Great.

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