Re: Tit for Tat?

From: Sarah Berel-Harrop (
Date: Thu Sep 11 2003 - 12:12:24 EDT

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    On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 09:00:41 -0700 (PDT)
      "Dr. Blake Nelson" <> wrote:

    >Dawkins has, however, made it quite clear that (he
    >believes -- although I don't think he is quite as
    >humble about caveating his belief) theology is not and
    >should not be an academic discipline, in addition to
    >taking great personal joy (Schadenfreude?), inter
    >alia, at the closing of a Catholic seminary in
    >Ireland, which he made part of one of his Guardian

    Excellent point. His anti-catholicism is extreme,
    I would characterize it as an animus against

    >So, I suspect that if he "approves" of
    >comparative religion it would be in purely an
    >anthropological, literary, or similar context.

    It's my understanding that is how it is taught
    in the UK and my recollection is that he was
    supporting that practice.

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