God is Not Great

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Atlantic Books, Nov 1, 2011 - Religion - 300 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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Review: God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

User Review  - Jacob - Goodreads

Great writer, great thinker. However, I often found myself wishing for less anecdote and more data. Read full review

Review: God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

If one is already a card-carrying Atheist, the arguments against the faith-and-belief in a god are familiar, but well presented. But if one is a questioning believer, Hitchins is a fine Virgil to ... Read full review

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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.