Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Jean Meslier dramatized

I last blogged about Jean Meslier (1664 - 1733) on 15 July. Another mark of the growing recognition of Meslier, the priest who covertly pioneered modern atheism, is this report:

Baggini, Julian. "Silent Witness," The Philosopher's Magazine, no. 39, 3rd quarter, 2007, pp. 16-19.

Baggini interviews playwright David Walter Hall and co-producers Colin Brewer and Julian Bird on the play about Meslier:

The Last Priest