Anglican Samizdat

February 23, 2010

Richard Dawkins likes the King James Bible

Filed under: Atheism,Richard Dawkins — David Jenkins @ 1:23 pm
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In speaking of the King James Bible, Richard Dawkins makes the extraordinary claim that “religion must not be allowed to hijack this cultural resource”.

Evidently it hasn’t occurred to him that he is the one doing the hijacking.

To rob the Bible of “religion” is to expunge its meaning and make it merely aesthetic. Someone should tell Richard that he is too late: this has already been tried by the Anglican Church.



  1. The hi-jacking of Christian culture and its illustrious products is a pernicious process which is gathering strength – may I recommend my recent article on this at:

    Comment by John Thomas — February 24, 2010 @ 5:18 am

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