It looks like he got the book back. From the friend’s father.
But not without some drama:
He showed up at my door a few minutes ago and thrust the book into my hands, urging me to never go near his property or son again. I made no promises, but I thanked him for my book. Curiously, there was a saliva test for blood-alcohol-content and two business cards from my former school principal crammed into the front cover along with the hastily scrawled phone number of my former high school’s computer technician. I don’t know if he is trying to send me some sort of message or if he’s just a very confused individual, but I’m fairly happy that I got my book back.
It’s amazing what lengths some parents will go to in order to shelter their children from ideas they don’t want the kids to hear… sad, really.
It’s not like the friend couldn’t get the book from anywhere else. And judging by how his father is reacting, my guess is this friend will be among the more vocal of the atheists in the future.
[tags]atheist, atheism, Reed Braden, The God Delusion[/tags]