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Jet BlackĘDouble Sided Edible Food Pen
Jet BlackĘDouble Sided Edible Food Pen
Offered by The Baker Shop.
Price: Ł2.35

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed!, 18 Jun 2011
I too bought this for use on Candy Melts and it didn't work at all, it looked like I'd scratched the writing into the Candy Melts and the black ink was very faint. Like the previous comment, I agree that it looked like I'd used a biro! Very disappointed. Maybe it'd be better on other types of icing, I admit I haven't tried it yet, I'm too sad that my cake pops look rubbish!


The Dawkins Letters: Challenging Atheist Myths
The Dawkins Letters: Challenging Atheist Myths
by David Robertson
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

91 of 122 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Informed, intellignet and persuasive, 22 Jun 2007
Christians, particularly of the evangelical type to whom Robertson belongs, can be really bad at responding intelligently to arguments against their beliefs. They tend either to flail wildly, retreat into comfortable ghettos or fail to engage properly at all. So it is refreshing to get a book like Robertson's that refuses to resort to type but instead provides an intelligent, reasoned, compassionate and compelling argument that manages to deal properly with the real issues.

Robertson does a superb job of not only addressing the issues that Dawkins' book The God Delusion raises (challenging ad hominem arguments, pointing out logical inconsistencies), but also at taking on wider myths, as he calls them, employed in Atheist rhetoric. It does not come across as a tub-thumpers' wild ravings, but rather as a book that constructively deals with bigger arguments.

If you are a Christian then this is a great book to read to help you talk with atheist friends. Buy a few copies and give them away. Or if you have been challenged by reading The God Delusion then this book will cause you to think again about why you believe what you do believe.

The call often goes out for Christians to dare to read the books of prominent atheists, but having read this I would issue the opposite challenge: If you are an atheist, if you are serious about having your ideas tested and engaging in real debate, I dare you to read the Dawkins Letters.


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