Tag Archives: Christopher Hitchens

Hitchens and Human History

As I was reviewing the debate between Frank Turek and the late Christopher Hitchens the other day, I realized that there were two questions that Hitchens had raised that I had not answered in any previous post.  I thought I … Continue reading

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Faith in the Triumph of Hope and Love

So for the last 3 and a half hours I have been listening to Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett and Christopher Hitchens talk about religion.  It is an interesting exercise for a Christian believer, but hardly one I would … Continue reading

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Answering the Christopher Hitchens Challenge

As I reviewed a debate between Christopher Hitchens and Frank Turek, I came across a challenge posed by Christopher Hitchens that I wanted to take the time to discuss. To those who say that without God there can be no morality … Continue reading

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Thunderfoot Channels Christopher Hitchens

As I have considered various issues that I might discuss on this blog, I have often toyed with the idea of going through the anti-Christian videos of a YouTube star who calls himself Thunderfoot.  Though much of his material seems to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Faith

The other day I watched a YouTube video where internet philosopher Stefan Molyneux described why he rejected Christianity.  Evidently, when he was younger he prayed a prayer of the form, “Lord if you exist then help me out of this … Continue reading

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The Secular vs the Numinous

In an essay on the works of Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens mentions: the never-ending strife between the secular and the numinous, the faithful and the skeptical, the sacred and the profane.  (“Rebecca West: Things Worth Fighting For” by Christopher Hitchens) … Continue reading

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Is Turning the Other Cheek Evil?

An atheist that I will call “Samantha” made an argument that was borrowed from Christopher Hitchens.  She basically argued that the command to “turn the other cheek” in the New Testament is itself evil because it would lead to uncontrolled … Continue reading

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