From Witness, by Whittaker Chambers © 1952

[Update: Unfortunately, the links below no longer work because the copyright owner has requested that they be taken down. It's his stuff, so I took them down. Those who wish to read one or more of the excerpts can request them from me via email. See the Contact tab on the front page.]

This page hosts links to other pages containing excerpts from this remarkable autobiography, with occasional commentary by your host (me). The excerpts are (with a few exceptions) given in the order in which they appear in the book.

1. The Finger of God – A Sunday Thought (Jan. 27, 2013)

2. The Beginning of Wisdom – from the conclusion to the introductory “Letter to My Children.”

3. A Gift for Puggie

4. Sunday Thought: That Awful Thing – from Chapter 6

5. Sunday Thought: “I heard their screams”

6. Sunday Thought: A Great Act of the Human Spirit

7. A World Has Ended

8. Why Does a Man become a Communist?

9. All That Life Has to Give

10. God is Against me

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