RE: [asa] Re: (Santa?) [christians_in_science] Brilliant articleby Dawkins

From: Ted Davis <>
Date: Wed Aug 26 2009 - 14:46:24 EDT


I think it is you who is missing the point about God and Santa: no one who actually understands religion should seriously suggest a close comparison. I'm not surprised that Dawkins does, b/c he doesn't understand religion at all (a fact that doesn't seem to prevent him from writing a great deal about it). However I was nonplussed that Johnson said something similar, since Phil is a serious Christian and has been since the mid-1980s.

  Please take a look at the following exchange, to see in context why I was perturbed at Phil Johnson's suggestion.

The review I wrote, to which Phil was responding, is not available online in its original form, but there is a longer, similar version on my web site at


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