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The Fantasy of the Deathbed Conversion

posted on June 8, 2016

At The New Yorker, Lawrence M. Kraus examines a trend among evangelical Christians to “seek to claim converts among the dead.” Kraus works to dismiss claims made by Larry Taunton that famous atheist Christopher Hitchens was considering the possibility of God’s existence at the time of his death. He writes, “Hitchens’s family and actual friends—people who didn’t pay to spend time with him—know that this claim is absurd.”

Read at The New Yorker