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Unreasonable Faith

November 9, 2011

William Lane Craig is a Christian philosopher. Richard Dawkins is an evolutionary biologist who has said some unkind things about God. The former, on a speaking tour of England challenged the latter to a debate on the subject of his book “The God Delusion”. The latter, observing that the former had previously made statements apparently endorsing genocide as long as God said it was OK, decided not to take up the offer. The former, presumably having expected this rebuff, went ahead anyway, promoting the event via advertisements on the side of Oxford buses beginning “There’s probably no Dawkins…” in the style of the atheist “no God” campaign. So, despite the fact that the event at the Sheldonian Theatre was a whole £10, I went along.

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