Re: [asa] review of Hitchens' book by Michael Novak

From: Janice Matchett <janmatch@earthlink.net>
Date: Fri May 18 2007 - 12:44:18 EDT

At 03:44 AM 5/18/2007, Bill Dozier wrote:

>Novak's review of God is Not Great (http://tinyurl.com/34yhmd)
>is worth reading. Here's the conclusion to entice you to go read it:
>
>>Hitchens, in sum, sets for himself moral limits that in his
>>view come from reason. And the standards Hitchens sets are
>>normally quite high. Except when, contrary to the American
>>founding, he is venting his bile against God, who, he says, does
>>not exist. Still, even for believers Hitchens is useful. One can
>>take the rake of his arguments to pull out dead grass in one's own
>>sloppy thinking about God. .. -- Bill Dozier

@ Speaking of Hitchens - here's my thread of
yesterday: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1835187/posts

I posted the link to Novak's column there today. ~ Janice

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