Prolific writer and ascerbic atheist Christopher Hitchens died yesterday, more than a year into his public battle with esophageal cancer. Kicking, screaming and ‘blaspheming’ until the end, surrounded by friends and prayed for (despite his indifference) by supporters? It’s a comforting thought, in its own way.
Some religion news links — and please share your own recommendations in the Comments section below.
- Polemical atheist journalist Christopher Hitchens dead at 62 (Reuters FaithWorld)
- Hitchens, contrarian who embraced and battled Judaism, dead at 62 (JTA)
- Atheist intellectual Christopher Hitchens dead at 62 (Yahoo News)
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