Richard Dawkins accused of Islamophobia after comparing ‘lovely church bells’ to ‘aggressive-sounding Allahu Akhbar’

Source: Independent

By Samuel Osborn

Richard Dawkins has previously defended himself from accusations of Islamophobia

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Richard Dawkins has been accused of Islamophobia after he suggested the Muslim call to prayer was “aggressive-sounding” compared to the “so much nicer” sound of church bells.

The renowned evolutionary biologist and outspoken atheist posted a picture on Twitter of himself sat outside Winchester Cathedral and asked whether his preference was a result of his “cultural upbringing.”

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  1. In Switzerland, Zurich, some time ago one Journalist arranged for the Muslim Call to Prayers to be sounded from Zurich’s most famous church (instead of church bells). He then interviewed the passers-bye. Many Swiss said it was ‘lovely’ and ‘much more beautiful than the old church bells’.

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