Sitting at the table tonight eating dinner, radio tuned into 'Pick of the Week', BBC Radio 4. Phillip Pullman's new novel 'The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ' was being discussed, one part of the recording highlighting a festival attendee's complaint to and the response from Pullman.
We sat listening. It was fascinating, interesting and obviously thought-provoking as a few minutes after the programe moved on destructoBoy turned and said to me
"If it turns out there was no Jesus or God would Christians be disappointed?"