« NET monday 27 oct | Main | stateside »


Sally Thornton

'Probably?...probably? where does that come from?....'says Theos, the theology think tank who have donated £50 to the campaign! Some interesting reverse psychology going on here! See http://www.theosthinktank.co.uk/mainnav/theos-news.aspx


For me, this just confirms (yet again) why evangelism is such a waste of time— in all its guises: from belief-mongering to advertising. Good old fashioned identity politics that is fixated with producing mythical others, and generating exclusivity (in or outside the club).

Jonny, I'd be interested to see where evangelism fits within your 'here comes everybody' series?


actually i quite like it.

its fun, and it legitamises the idea that its ok to talk to people about your faith - whatever you believe or don't believe in.

stewart cutler

I loved the Methodist Church's response. They thanked Professor Dawkins for his 'continued interest in God.' Brilliant. I love that Dawkins spend so much time and effort on something he doesn't think exists.

andrew Martin

:-) The shallowness of Richard's argument is perhaps illustrated by the fact that he hasn't found it necessary to buy advertising to announce that "The tooth fairy probably doesn't exist."

Shelton Green


Jeff Moulton

Wow - "probably". That is the most conciliatory comment I've seen from Prof. Dawkins or any of his "followers".


i am continually surprised at the way us Spirit-filled, loving, righteous and graceful Christians mock people who stand up for something we disagree with when we don't think they are watching.


Do you think it was his intention to use words of Jesus (Matthew 6 verse 25)? I'm not being sarcastic.


laurence the intention wasn't to mock - if i was an athiest i would be thinking it was naff! that was the point... i call evangelism that is naff devangelism. this is the equivalent in my view.


...and Carlsberg is probably the best lager in the world.
Smacks ever so slightly of desperation but it did make me laugh...not sure if that was the point!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)


  • jonny profile pic

    i have been blogging for a decade or more in fairly eclectic fashion. i am an advocate for pioneers, lover of all things creative, an explorer of faith in relation to contemporary culture, a photographer and writer. explore the presences section below to find me in other spaces

    about me | profile


  • instagram facebook twitter flickr vimeo links e-mail me


worship tricks

  • series 1series 2series 3series 4

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner


  • typepad monthly archivesmy first blog