Freethinker editor Barry Duke and
G&LH joint editor Andy Armitage found
themselves on air on the same BBC Radio
Wales radio programme.
The subject on the
programme – “coming out” as a Christian –
hosted by Mai Davies, was prompted by the
BBC Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine’s
admission that he finds it embarrassing
to talk about his Christian faith.
Duke appeared on the
phone-in show, set against Peter Owen Jones,
an Anglican vicar and the presenter of the
series Around the World in 80 Faiths.
Owen Jones, ordained priest.
While listening to the
debate between the two, Armitage, who is
based in Wales, decided he’d try to get on
to the programme, which he succeeded in
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Armitage is introduced only as “Andy from
Hebron” at just over 11 minutes into the
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