Larry Alex Taunton is an American author, columnist, and cultural commentator in the midst of an expedition to visit 23 countries in 80 days, during which he'll seek to answer to question 'Is America still the greatest nation on earth'? You can follow along for the entirety of the adventure at larryalextaunton.com and follow him on twitter at @LarryTaunton.
A frequent television and radio guest, Taunton has appeared on CNN, Fox News and BBC, among others. You can find his columns on issues of faith and culture in The Atlantic, USA Today, The American Spectator and The Blaze. Mr. Taunton has been quoted by Rush Limbaugh, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, TIME, Vanity Fair, and NPR, among others. He is the author of The Grace Effect and The Faith of Christopher Hitchens, as well as founder and executive director of the Fixed Point Foundation. In that role, he has debated such high profile atheists as Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dennett, and Michael Shermer as well as Muslim cleric Zaid Shakir.