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Faith and Reason. Imagine That.

I recently watched a documentary covering an ongoing debate about the existence of God between a Christian pastor and a well-known atheist, filmed in bars and lecture halls (I’ll place a link towards the end.) It was fascinating, and one of the most candid films about faith I have seen. The pastor is Douglas Wilson. The atheist is Christopher Hitchens.

If you haven’t heard of Christopher Hitchens, you need to fix that problem. Like now. He is one of the most notable anti-believers of this generation. The dude is a rock star. He’s the author of over a dozen books, all of which continue to sell strongly even after his death; he lost a battle to cancer in 2011. Still, his influence only grows. There are websites dedicated entirely to his quotes. It’s remarkable.

Let me make sure we’re clear, I am not a Hitchens fan. I believe in the God he spent most his life trying to erase, but it would be foolish to ignore his words.

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