May 3, 2016 - Larry Taunton: The Faith of Christopher Hitchens

 

Larry Taunton

Socrates in the City New York
May 3, 2016

Please join our host Eric Metaxas and special guest

Larry Taunton

Larry Alex Taunton is an American cultural commentator, columnist, and contributor to The Atlantic. A frequent television and radio guest, he has appeared on CNN, CNN International, Fox News, Al Jazeera America, and BBC. Mr. Taunton has been quoted by Rush Limbaugh, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, TIME, Vanity Fair, and NPR, among others.

Eric Metaxas will interview Mr. Taunton about his new book,

The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World's Most Notorious Atheist

 

 


About Mr. Taunton's Book

In The Faith of Christopher Hitchens, Taunton offers a very personal perspective of one of our most interesting and most misunderstood public figures. Writing with genuine compassion and without compromise, Taunton traces Hitchens’s spiritual and intellectual development from his decision as a teenager to reject belief in God to his rise to prominence as one of the so-called “Four Horsemen” of the New Atheism. While Hitchens was, in the minds of many Christians, Public Enemy Number One, away from the lights and the cameras a warm friendship flourished between Hitchens and the author; a friendship that culminated in not one, but two lengthy road trips where, after Hitchens’s diagnosis of esophageal cancer, they studied the Bible together. The Faith of Christopher Hitchens gives us a candid glimpse into the inner life of this intriguing, sometimes maddening, and unexpectedly vulnerable man.

“This book should be read by every atheist and theist passionate about the truth.” --Michael Shermer, publisher, Skeptic magazine 

Buy It Now

Event Details

The interview on May 3rd will take place at the Union League Club at 38 East 37th Street.

6:15 - 6:40 Doors open, reception
6:45 - 8:00 Main interview event
8:15 - 8:45 Book signing immediately following interview

There are three different ticketing levels. Please note that space is limited, so all tickets are available "while supplies last."

Reception and Main Event: $75 / $65 Early Bird / $95 Last Minute
This ticket includes admission to the main event featuring a reception, the interview with Eric Metaxas and Larry Taunton, and a book signing.

VIP Reception and Main Event: $125 / $150 Last Minute
This ticket includes admission to the VIP reception with Larry Taunton and Eric Metaxas, and the main event with reserved VIP seating.

VIP Reception, Main Event, and Post-Event Dinner: $500
This ticket includes admission to the VIP reception, the main event with reserved VIP seating, and dinner afterward with Larry Taunton, Eric Metaxas, and other guests.

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