Is Christianity Good for the World?

Front Cover
McClelland & Stewart, Sep 4, 2008 - Christianity and atheism - 72 pages
6 Reviews
The gloves come off in this electric exchange, originally hosted byChristianity Today, as leading atheist Christopher Hitchens (author ofGod Is Not Great) and Christian apologist Douglas Wilson (author ofLetter from a Christian Citizen) go head-to-head on this divisive question. The result is entertaining and provocative – a glimpse into the ongoing debate.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - benjamin7857 - LibraryThing

To be brief here I will refrain from any attempt to analyse this debate in any detail, I will simply state that I was somewhat disappointed. Coming from the antitheist side myself it will come as no ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

A disappointing debate between a christian and an atheist. Douglas Wilson provides an easy target for the scatching with of Hitchens's poison pen, and Hitchens disappoints. He writes as though phoning ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (2008)

CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, a contributing editor toVanity Fair,Slate, andThe Atlantic, authored numerous books, including works on Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and George Orwell. He was also the author of the international bestsellersgod Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons EverythingandHitch-22: A Memoir. He died in December 2011.

Douglas Wilsonis a pastor of Christ Church (Moscow, Idaho) and a senior fellow at New Saint Andrews College. A prolific writer, he is the author ofLetter from a Christian Citizen,Reforming Marriage, andHeaven Misplaced: Christ’s Kingdom on Earth, among others. He and his wife, Nancy, have three children and a myriad of grandkids.

Bibliographic information