Is Faith A Weapon?

Andrew Sullivan —  Jun 5 2012 @ 12:48pm

Richard Dawkins believes it can be:

Twenty-six human beings were murdered yesterday over a Shiite-Sunni battle over the shrine in Samarra, while the papacy forbids its best theologians from thinking out loud. But to go in one breath from defending some positive aspects of faith to opposing any teaching of children that there is virtue in faith seems, well, conflicted to me. There is a strange illiberal strain in Dawkins that works against his better – indeed, important – arguments.