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A short account of the death of Thomas Hitchens

A short account of the death of Thomas Hitchens

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Published by printed by William Pine in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 9219, no. 12.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination12p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18369443M

  Christopher Hitchens () was a columnist for Vanity Fair and the author, most recently, of Arguably, a collection of essays. David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate. Winner of the Gospel Coalition Book Awards A friend of the late Christopher Hitchens offers insight about the promise of faith and the dangers of pride in this one-of-a-kind look into the last days of the world's most famous atheist--now in paper back. "If everyone in the United States had the same qualities of loyalty and care and concern for others that Larry Taunton had, we'd be .

  On June 8, , while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, Hitch, Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room with excruciating pain in his chest and he would later write in the first of a series of award-winning columns for Vanity Fair, he suddenly found himself being deported "from the country of the well across the stark /5(). In the same way that Hitchens showed how a lack of religion causes a better outlook on morality and human value, this short book confronts the theme of death in a new way and honestly accounts his experiences from being diagnosed with terminal cancer until his final short notes written during the final stages of his illness/5().

Hitchens also analyzes Jefferson's handling of the Barbary War, a lesser-known chapter of his political career, when his attempt to end the kidnapping and bribery of Americans by the Barbary states, and the subsequent war with Tripoli, led to the building of the U.S. navy and the fortification of America's reputation regarding national defense.   Christopher Hitchens was a wit, a charmer, and a troublemaker, and to those who knew him well, he was a gift from, dare I say it, God. He died today at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston.


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A new book says the impious author of “God Is Not Great” might have been exploring faith before he died in Mr. Hitchens’s secular friends disagree. A Short Account of the Death of Thomas Hitchens (). The present manuscript funeral hymn is for William Hitchens (d. ), a third son. William served as an itinerant preacher – In he was “pressed for a soldier” and briefly imprisoned at Bradford-on-Avon.

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Topics range from ruminations on why Charles Dickens was among the best of writers and the .Although "Hitch 22" is a fascinating look at his life and gives you a clear view as to how he formed the views he held, I would rate it as his second best.

His best work, in my view, is "God is not great: how religion poisons everything." Aside.