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Who Said That?

"The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully."

OK, who is responsible for this rant?  Leave your guess in the comments section below.  Please, no google searches or cheating.  I'll post the answer next week.

Reader Comments (53)

Richard Dawkins
February 1, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterpresbyterian_keith
Two votes for Richard Dawkins
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterM Burke
Christopher Hitchens ?
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterEmmanuel Hechon
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterwayne
Dawkins or Hitchens. It always amazes me how these "atheists" who claim they don't believe in God are always so angry at God. Their affect contradicts their message. If they really did not believe they would not be so angry. But I suspect that in their heart they do know God exists and resent the fact that they may be accountable to someone other than themselves.
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterreg
Richard Dawkins.
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKen Rapoza
Hmm, Dawkins or Hitchins.
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMike Iliff
Richard Dawkns
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAaron
Hitchens or Dawkins, I forget which.

All of the current crop of pop atheists seem to have "issues" with religion. Can't just leave us poor deluded fools to live out lives in peace.
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
God has a word for the authors of such words: "The fool is saying in his heart, 'there surely is no God.' They are corrupt their deeds are vile, not one of them does good." The psalmist goes on to say we are all in the same condition, except for grace. Pray God's grace for such who say these thing. In his mercy He may yet save them.
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDB
Richard Dawkins said it in Ben Stein's Expelled movie.
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRainMan
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterbilly
I'll be different...

John Shelby Spong
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDave Sarafolean
I would say Dawkins or Hitchen, but having said that Spong would probably be cheering on the sidelines. How about Dominic Crossen?
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJim Vellenga
If I'm remembering correctly, this is how a chapter opens in Richard Dawkins' book "The God Delusion".
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterChris R.
It’s interesting how much modern atheists and religionists have in common in the age of the therapeutic. Can’t you just hear a religionist (of whatever breed) diagnosing Dawkins as an angry young man whose cure is faith, even as Dawkins spits back more bile? The next thing you know another silly front in a petty culture war crops up on the sides of buses in London.

Beware the answer to angry atheism as moralistic-therapeutic deism.
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterZrim
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAndrew
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTW
"Bishop" Gene Robinson? j/k...sort of...
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPB
I think Dawkins, things havent changed since Marcion
February 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLance

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