From the July/August, 2018 issue of Touchstone
apologetics culture literature Mission or Submission? by R. J. Snell

Feature

Mission or Submission?

The Difficulty of Apologetics for Dead Souls in the Real World

The 2015 release of Submission by French novelist Michel Houellebecq turned out to be an event, in no small part because the book, which fictionalizes the political rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in the France of 2022, happened to be published the very day terrorists attacked the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo. Houellebecq followed up with some incendiary comments about Islam—a perfect storm of controversy.

Few seemed to notice that Submission . . .


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