The beatification of Christopher Hitchens has climbed down a little bit from the heights it reached over the weekend.
“Scientists are inclined to give it a break because they cleverly use the word ‘evolutionary’ in the name.”
“Advancing calmly toward death” in full public view, his friends and retainers at his side, “proud of having been the instrument of the final, the fugitive, the anachronistic triumph of honor.”
Hitchens was a first-rate intellectual, a terrific writer and an effective provocateur.
On Saturday April 4th, I attended a debate between Discovery Institute fellow William Lane Craig and “new atheist” Christopher Hitchens on “Does God Exist?” As the debate venue was Biola University, the audience was partial towards Craig. But a sizeable number of Hitchens-fans turned out as well, though they probably weren’t energized by Hitchens’ admission […]