Christian Writer: Atheists Won’t Accept Christopher Hitchens’ Faith Because They’re “Afraid of God”

Christian author Eric Metaxas’ latest essay in the Wall Street Journal is in defense of Larry Alex Taunton, the opportunist who wrote a book suggesting the late Christopher Hitchens had doubts about his atheism.

How do you defend an argument that Hitch’s closest friends and colleagues — in addition to the man himself when he was still alive — have repeatedly said is complete bunk?

If you’re Metaxas, you just accuse the critics of being closed-minded and intolerant.


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Christopher Hitchens Was No Atheist Apostate

In a new video, Brian Dalton goes on a lovely rant about Larry Alex Taunton, the man who claims in a new book that Christopher Hitchens had doubts about his atheism. Which he didn’t.

There’s a lot of NSFW language… but when you hear the baseless accusations, you’ll understand why it’s hard to keep it all in.


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Khurram Zaki, Critic of Islamic Extremism, Shot to Death in Pakistan

Another critic of religious extremism has died, this time in Pakistan.

Khurram Zaki was a Muslim himself, but he opposed Islamic radicalism and openly spoke out against the head of an extremist Sunni mosque. And for his activism, he was shot to death on Saturday:


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Richard Dawkins Recalls the “Passionate Hatred of Religion” of Nobel-Prize-Winning Chemist Harry Kroto

Sir Harold Walter Kroto is dead at 76. He shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering a new arrangement of carbon called the buckyball (after the architect and inventor Buckminster Fuller).

Harry Kroto was a passionate advocate of science who, by the way, delighted in calling himself “a devout atheist.”


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Christian “Prophet” Explains How Prince’s Death Fulfilled Biblical Prophecy

William Tapley, a.k.a. the Third Eagle of the Apocalypse, wants you to know that Prince‘s death verifies biblical prophecy.

Why? Because, as a letter writer explains, he was the Prince (of peace!), referenced purple rain in his music, and talked about partying like it’s 1999.


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