His appearance, in front of an audience of 200, is a guaranteed sell-out despite calls from one religious group for a boycott. The speaker before Prof Dawkins, the theologian and philosopher Keith Ward, will put the opposite point of view in a talk entitled “Why There Almost Certainly is a God”.
However, Prof Dawkins has angered his many critics on the islands of Lewis and Harris – where the Sabbath is strictly observed and shops and leisure facilities are closed on a Sunday – by turning down the offer of a debate with the “Wee Frees” in their Hebridean heartland. (here)
He makes excuses anymore on why he will not debate.
And, unlike the guy before him, he still maintains a fundamentalist position. And, I’ve read some of the God Delusion – the guy should have stuck with science, because his history is as poor as the Tea Party’s