Re: Dawkins on Dolly

Murphy (
Sun, 16 Mar 1997 14:59:17 -0500

Bob Carling wrote:
> There has also been some reactions to this piece by Dawkins by Christians in
> the letters pages of The Independent later in the week, especially by Donald
> Bruce, director of the Church of Scotland's "Society Religion and
> Technology" project. Donald was also involved in the TV programme "Heart of
> the Matter" to which Dawkins is referring. His letter thinly disguises his
> sheer anger at the blatant attack by Dawkins on religious belief.

Yes, Dawkins' prejudice is pretty apparent here. But - if the
facts of the situation are even approximately as he describes - isn't he
making the valid point that theologians who comment on scientific
matters need to know something about the science they speak about?
George Murphy