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Christopher Hitchens Dead

Gay City News Doug Ireland: My 'Queer Friend' Christopher Hitchens

Gay City News | Doug Ireland | Posted 01.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Over the holidays, I read gay British novelist Alan Hollinghurst's fine new novel, "The Stranger's Child." The winner of Britain's most prestigious li...

In Search of Meaning: Hitchens, Whitman and War

Josh Rushing | Posted 02.17.2012 | Books
Josh Rushing

Is there significance in the fact that Hitchens died on the last day of the war he was so vilified for supporting? Is there a metaphorical link between two people dying on the same day?

Was Christopher Hitchens Religious?

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 02.17.2012 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

Hitchens did not miss his vocation. He has done more than most anyone to focus popular attention on the egregious dimensions of religion. He just wanted the world, and all its people, to be pure.

Christopher Hitchens' Atheism Was A Gift To Believers

Posted 12.18.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Eckstrom Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Christopher Hitchens will be remembered as many things: an acerbic essayist, connoisseur ...

Michael Calderone

Hitchens Defended Iraq War Until The End | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.18.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New York Times led Friday morning's paper with a headline over eight years in the making: "U.S. Marks End to a Long War for an Uncerta...

Farewell, Christopher Hitchens

Emile Hirsch | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home
Emile Hirsch

Hitchens made rockstars seem small, as well as politicians or celebrities -- because his power wasn't something that was easily quantifiable or electable, he didn't have to pander to anyone for respect.

Christopher Hitchens: Books Written By The Literary Giant

| Posted 12.17.2011 | Books

By Jonny Segura for Bookish Journalist, critic and eminent atheist Christopher Hitchens died today of pneumonia, a complication of esophageal cance...

Rest In Peace Christopher Hitchens

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Someone asked me this morning what I hoped for Christopher Hitchens, the fierce atheist who died after an agonizing bout with esophogeal cancer, and my first response was to say that I hope he's pleasantly surprised.

Christopher Hitchens and the Fall of a Worthy Adversary

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 02.15.2012 | Media
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I have no doubt that Christopher Hitchens will have an afterlife. As one of the most original and provocative writers of his generation, his words will continue to mesmerize, incite, confound, and entertain.

Hitchens: The TV Gladiator

Tammy Haddad | Posted 02.15.2012 | Media
Tammy Haddad

Every pundit that has tried to make a point, throw a punch, or declare victory should pause today to salute Christopher Hitchens.

When An Atheist Dies: Religious Reflections On Christopher Hitchens' Death

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

What happens to an atheist when he dies? No one can answer that question with certainty. However, we can and should reflect on how this extraordinary author, intellectual and provocateur faced death before he died.

Sorting Through The Online Bounty Left By Christopher Hitchens

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.17.2011 | Home

Less than two years after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer, the fiery polemicist and public intellectual Christopher Hitchens died last night, a...

Christopher Hitchens: A Memory

Matthew Chapman | Posted 02.15.2012 | Media
Matthew Chapman

I had dinner with Christopher in Houston a few weeks ago. I suppose he must have known he was dying and this was probably the last time we'd see each other, but there was no sentimentality or whining.

New York Times Redraws Front Page To Include News Of Hitchens' Death

Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

The New York Times redrew the printing of its front page, after news broke that legendary writer Christopher Hitchens had died Thursday night. The...

On the Death of Christopher Hitchens

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 02.15.2012 | Media
Ashley Rindsberg

Many if not all of us disagreed with at least some of Hitchens' ideas, in at least some fundamental way. And yet there was always a sense that he spoke directly to us, that the conversation he was carrying out was one that involved us.

Christopher Hitchens Dies, Friend Ricky Gervais Reacts On Twitter

Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment

Following the death of legendary writer Christopher Hitchens late Thursday following a bout with cancer, his friends and admirers reacted to the loss ...

Friends, Fans Mourn The Death Of Christopher Hitchens

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

Note from the Editor: Journalist and polemicist Christopher Hitchens died on Dec. 15 of pneumonia, a complication of esophageal cancer. He was 62. The...

Remembering Christopher Hitchens

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

Christopher Hitchens was a journalist, an author, an atheist, a smoker, a drinker, a provocateur, a husband and a father. His death on Dec. 15 at the ...

Reactions to The Death of Christopher Hitchens

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

Vanity Fair's announcement that journalist and renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens, 62, had died on Dec. 15 of pneumonia, a complication of esophage...

Christopher Hitchens Dead At 62

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

Christopher Hitchens died Thursday in Houston. He was 62. The legendary writer was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2010. His death was announce...