Wieseltier Slams New Atheism, Calls Hitchens a 'Buffoon'

5min Spiritual

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For over 25 years, Leon Wieseltier has been the literary editor of The New Republic. In that capacity, he has worked with some of the leading writers of our time. He regularly pens TNR's Washington Diary column and has established himself as one of the most important and erudite critics at work today. He is also the author of the widely acclaimed Jewish theological rumination Kaddish. In this Interview he argues Christopher Hitchens' concept of Atheism.