“Anything Peter Hitchens says or writes is brilliant and entertaining, but this book is the one thing by him that you must read with all alacrity. Pray, do not quibble about it. It is even better than anything his brother, Christopher, ever wrote, principally because it is all true. Unlike his famous late brother, Peter is a Christian. He is also a maddeningly dedicated contrarian. Enjoy.”
About the Book
The Rage Against God
Here, for the first time, in his new book The Rage Against God, Peter Hitchens, brother of prominent atheist Christopher Hitchens, chronicles his personal journey through disbelief into a committed Christian faith. With unflinching openness and intellectual honesty, Hitchens describes the personal loss and philosophical curiosity that led him to burn his Bible at prep school and embrace atheism in its place. From there, he traces his experience as a journalist in Soviet Moscow, and the critical observations that left him with more questions than answers, and more despair than hope for how to live a meaningful life. With first-hand insight into the blurring of the line between politics and the Church, Hitchens reveals the reasons why an honest assessment of Atheism cannot sustain disbelief in God. In the process, he provides hope for all believers who, in the words of T. S. Eliot, may discover “the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.”
About the Author
Peter Hitchens is a British journalist, author, broadcaster and brother of the late Christopher Hitchens. He writes for The Mail on Sunday, where he is a columnist and occasional foreign correspondent. A former revolutionary, he attributes his return to faith largely to his experience of socialism in practice, which he witnessed during his many years reporting in Eastern Europe and his nearly three years as a resident correspondent in Moscow during the collapse of the Soviet Union. Hitchens has published six books, including The Abolition of Britain; Socrates Pick, The Rage Against God; and The War We Never Fought. He has also authored and presented several documentaries on British television station Channel 4, including critical examinations of Nelson Mandela and David Cameron.