Missionary Position: Mother Teresa In Theory And Practice

Author(s): Christopher Hitchens; Thomas Mallon (Foreword by)

Politics & Society

Among his many books, perhaps none have sparked more outrage than The Missionary Position, Christopher Hitchens's meticulous and searing study of the life and deeds of Mother Teresa--and it is now available as a Signal deluxe paperback.


 


A Nobel Peace Prize recipient canonized by the Catholic Church in 2003, Mother Teresa of Calcutta was celebrated by heads of state and adored by millions for her work on behalf of the poor. In his measured critique, Hitchens asks only that Mother Teresa's reputation be judged by her actions--not the other way around.


 


With characteristic elan and rhetorical dexterity, Hitchens eviscerates the fawning cult of Teresa, recasting the Albanian missionary in a light she has never before been seen in.

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Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011), 'one of the most prolific, and well as brilliant, journalists of our time' (Observer), was a visiting professor of liberal studies at the New School in New York. The most recent of his numerous books are the international bestsellers God is Not Great, Hitch-22 and Arguably.

General Fields

  • : 9781743311929
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : June 2012
  • : 209mm X 141mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 128
  • : 128
  • : Christopher Hitchens; Thomas Mallon (Foreword by)
  • : Christopher Hitchens; Thomas Mallon (Foreword by)
  • : 266.2092
  • : 266.2092
  • : English
  • : English
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