May 15, 2011

Why one Oxford Univ. atheist suggests Dawkins is a coward

An Oxford University Philosopher and atheist has written an open letter suggesting that Richard Dawkins might be running scared for refusing to debate Dr. William Lane Craig, arguably the greatest Christian apologist and debater of our time.

Dawkins has consistently refused to debate Craig even though Craig has debated just about every atheist debater out there. Why when Dawkins will debate lesser men without any hesitation does he continue to avoid Craig? It certainly looks as if he is trying to dodge a debate!

In his letter Dr Daniel Came from Worcester College writes,

The absence of a debate with the foremost apologist for Christian theism is a glaring omission on your CV and is of course apt to be interpreted as cowardice on your part.

“I notice that, by contrast, you are happy to discuss theological matters with television and radio presenters and other intellectual heavyweights like Pastor Ted Haggard of the National Association of Evangelicals and Pastor Keenan Roberts of the Colorado Hell House.”

For the full story see the Telegraph report.

For a great expose on Dawkins His Grace has some very interesting insights.


  • […] Craig’s upcoming tour to the UK. Some of their undigested comments can be read here, here, here, and here (linked on The Times of India homepage). The suggestion is, according to “Heresy […]

  • Here’s some more on the Dawkins v Craig (not!) issue:

    Enjoy! :-)

  • New video on the latest cowardice and hypocrisy not just of Dawkins but the entire head of the British Humanist Assocation!

    Enjoy and spread the word! These people needing calling out on their behaviour!


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