Christopher Hitchens, the author, essayist and polemicist who waged verbal and occasional physical battle on behalf of causes left and right and wrote the provocative best-seller “God is Not Great,” died Thursday night after a long battle with cancer. He was 62.
I was privileged to moderate a debate between Hitchens and an all-star lineup of Christian apologists a couple of years ago. While, not surprisingly, I felt like the theists won on points, it’s hard to deny that Hitchens, a take-no-prisoners atheist, probably won on style. A brilliant and funny man, here’s a prayer that he had a death-bed conversion.
Click here to listen to this lengthy and entertaining debate, or go here and scroll down to watch it. This event was held under the auspices of CT and the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.