Christopher Hitchens is the author of more than 10 books, including his recent memoir Hitch-22 and the best-selling manifesto God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything. Peter is the author of four books including the recently published The Rage Against God: How Atheism Led Me to Faith, which he wrote to counter Christopher's book, God Is Not Great. At a luncheon for journalists, the Pew Forum invited the Hitchens brothers to address the question of whether civilization needs God. Go to the full event transcript »
Media coverage of the event included a segment on NPR's Morning Edition and news articles from CNN and The Washington Post.
See also: a video of highlights from the event