Read it all.
“4. Peter Hitchens, The Rage against God (London and New York: Continuum, 2010).
While Peter’s book was never going to be as marketable or salacious as Christopher’s, it is unquestionably superior. Bristling with a kind of Chestertonian fury, The Rage against God is not so much a defence of God as it is one of the most powerful and sustained critiques of both the self-satisfied and baselessly smug cultural climate of the last five decades in the UK, and of the utterly impotent church that posed so little resistance to it, having traded its birthright in the form of the Book of Common Prayer and the Authorized Version of the Bible for the insipid slop of liturgical banality and flaccid liberalism. With this book, Peter Hitchens confirms himself as the rightful heir to G.K. Chesterton’s legacy”.
I’ll have to read this assessment of “insipid slop”. Also, the onslaught of “insipid slop” that doesn’t stand for much except itself is not unique to the UK. Otherwise, what a way with words…