Der Herr ist kein Hirte: Wie Religion die Welt vergiftet. Hitchens, Christopher. 76, ratings by Goodreads. ISBN / ISBN Der Herr ist kein Hirte: Wie Religion die Welt vergiftet by Christopher Hitchens at – ISBN – ISBN – Karl. In Der Herr ist kein Hirte erläutert Christopher Hitchens, wie sich der religiöse Glaube seit Beginn der Menschheit bis zum heutigen Tage entwickelt hat und.

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Hitchens does offer — here and there and everywhere — proper objections to all sorts of aspects of religion, from the misguided and dangerous attitudes towards sex to their ridiculous foundations, and he does show, again and again, what terrible consequences all this has, but all these parts don’t add up to much of a whole.

Don’t miss a single issue. Carte Hardback — June As an antitheist, he regarded concepts of a god or supreme being as a totalitarian belief that impedes individual freedom. Hitchens finds in the Bible only a good phrase or some nice verse, here and there, cer nothing more.

Unfortunately, they are also taken very seriously by very, very many people. Carte Paperback — 06 Nov He grew up in England, but left early for America where he has enjoyed a brilliant career as a journalist.

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Yet if religious faith is the natural enemy of science, how come so many natural scientists were religious? There is an even stronger rebuttal to this book.

One sympathises with his sense of outrage, and his frustration. Carte Paperback — 27 Jul Because Hitchens is basically wrong, if not in every detail then certainly in the main question. According to him, Communism—with its rigid hierarchy and infallibility illusion—simply imitated the priestly kingdoms of antiquity.


Carte Paperback — hirts Mar This claim might be just barely tenable in a philosophical sense—but it contradicts all psychological experience.

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Translated by Russell Berman. In general, he finds nothing of quality in it. A staple of public discourse, his confrontational style of debate made him both a lauded intellectual and a controversial public figure.

Carte Paperback — 05 Oct Hitchens offers all sorts of personal anecdotes, and he certainly has had a wide range of experiences, and he has gotten around. How can anyone believe this stuff? Hitchens does have some fun at the contortions religions go through in adjusting to modern reality — such as the convenient Mormon “revelations” that allow for a change of course when the old one has become untenable a higchens of hand that one might wish more religions would adopt No one, not even a schizophrenic, falls neatly into two logical parts.

One has to give it to Hitchens who, as executioner, does a thorough job. That is not true.

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Since all the writers he cites as examples depend deeply on the Bible. My first objection to his thesis that piety poisons everything may seem weak. Der Herr ist kein Hirte – Deutschland. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs.

Philosophical discussions between believers and unbelievers have never been more necessary than now when religion is being used so terribly as a pretext or cause? Catholics, Protestants, Muslims—whether Hirge or Sunni—Hindus, Buddhists, Osho-faithful and, last but not least, Jews as well, to whom Hitchens, with his Jewish mother, belongs at least in the sense of descent.


Carte Paperback — 05 Dec hitcbens Of course, Hitchens concedes that there have been a handful of admirable believers—Dietrich Bonhoeffer or Martin Luther King, for example—but they have been admirable primarily due to their humanism not their religion.

Carte Paperback — 03 Oct Carte Paperback — August At the same time, there is probably no atheist be it a Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, or Hindu atheist who has never wondered about whether there is more beyond us. He was the elder brother of the conservative journalist and author Peter Hitchens.

This was an act of enlightenment. Carte Paperback — 04 Dec In other words, the planets and stars, which in the rest of the Middle East were worshiped as deities, were nothing more than lamps and clocks. Carte Paperback — 27 Oct Certainly, his call for “a renewed Enlightenment” is one that one wishes ixt be heeded, but it seems unlikely that this book will help pave the way. Even though he respects religious customs—taking his shoes off before entering a mosque, etc.

Carte Paperback — 19 Aug Carte Paperback — 08 Nov