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The Missionary Position

Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice

By Christopher Hitchens
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The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice by Christopher Hitchens

The Missionary Position (1995) tells the true story of the famous nun known as Mother Teresa. These blinks explain how a convincing yet false myth formed around this historic icon whose work and motivations weren’t as noble as we’ve been led to believe.

  • People interested in Catholicism
  • Students of religion or modern history
  • All readers interested in the story the mainstream isn’t telling

Christopher Hitchens was an English author, debater and journalist. A self-proclaimed socialist, Hitchens often took controversial positions on famous public figures. In his later years, he became famous for his anti-religious writing and strong support for the Iraq War, before passing away in 2011.

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