THE Free Church of Scotland last night accused Professor Richard Dawkins of "astounding arrogance" after the writer claimed it would "not look good on his CV" to take part in a debate with a minister on Lewis.
THE Free Church of Scotland last night accused Professor Richard Dawkins of \"astounding arrogance\" after the writer claimed it would \"not look good on his CV\" to take part in a debate with a minister on Lewis.
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Mr Dawkins is due to appear at Faclan, the Hebridean Book Festival, in November, where he is scheduled to promote his book, The God Delusion.
There had been calls for a boycott from a member of the Lord's Day Observance Society but Free Church ministers preferred to challenge him to a public debate instead.
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