The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice

@article{Loudon1996TheMP,
  title={The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice},
  author={M. Loudon},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1996},
  volume={312},
  pages={64 - 65}
}
Christopher Hitchens Verso, pounds sterling7.95, pp 98 ISBN 1 85984 054 X “Who would be so base,” asks Christopher Hitchens, “as to pick on a wizened, shrivelled old lady, well stricken in years, who has consecrated her whole life to the needy and destitute?” The answer is Hitchens himself, in this provocative study of the life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. He presents a marvellous case, debunking the myth of Mother Teresa as simply as one might peel layers from an onion, producing some old… Expand

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