“Damning Words: The Life and Religious Times of H. L. Mencken” by D. G. Hart

Monday, 01 Jan 2018

The enduring influence of Christianity on many of its greatest critics is one of modern history’s paradoxes. In Damning Words: The Life and Religious Times of H. L. Mencken, D. G. Hart highlights this apparent incongruity in the life of the legendary American agnostic—from his childhood in the last decade of the nineteenth century to his death in 1956. But Hart does much more than that. He brings us close to a man who has been considered one of the most fearless iconoclasts of American society, and leads us to reflect on uncomfortable subjects with the ...

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