The Great Faith Debate
What’s So Great About God?
Taking on Christianity, Atheism, Islam, fundamentalism and the
war on terror, Christopher Hitchens and Dinesh D’Souza draw
intellectual swords in an impassioned debate.
From opposite sides of the spectrum they present cases for and against organized religion, its influence on world history and impact on current events. Together they explore the social, political and historical foundations of faith.
Christopher Hitchens is one of the most prominent controversial writers and critics in the media. Described by The Economist as “one of the greatest living conversationalists,” he is a renowned author, journalist, critic and social intellectual. As foreign correspondent and travel writer, Hitchens has written from more than
60 countries—Afghanistan, Albania and Angola through Dublin, India, Iran, Iraq and Japan, to Vietnam, Western Sahara, Xylophagou and Zimbabwe. He is the only writer to have written, since 2000, from Iran, Iraq and North Korea. The author of the #1 best-seller God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, Hitchens presents
an ardent argument against organized religion from an intellectually charged, atheist perspective.
Dinesh D’Souza has been called one of the “top young public-policy makers in the country” by Investor’s Business Daily. The New York Times Magazine named him one of America’s most influential conservative thinkers. One of the nation’s leading authorities on international issues, Newsweek cited him as one of the country’s most prominent Asian Americans. A best-selling author, scholar and former senior policy analyst for the Reagan Administration, The New York Times Magazine named him one of America’s most influential Conservative thinkers. His best-seller What’s So Great About Christianity? answers atheist theories which denounce religion in general, and Christianity in particular.