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AndrzeJ Lodynski explains why his interview with Don Cupit did not appear in the Polish press

By Andrzej Lodynski   April 1998

A few months ago I went to Cambridge to interview Don Cupitt, the Anglican priest and author best known for his efforts to purge Christianity of all traces of the supernatural, including the Almighty Herself. In Britain, such gimmicks have lost their novelty. But in Poland, where I wanted to publish the interview, the idea of religion without God is dangerous.

I sent the interview to a friend at one of the liberal daily newspapers -and there it sank. The editor-in-chief liked the interview, but decided that it could not be published “just like that.” “Just like what?” I asked.…

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