If you have a few minutes to spare, please go read "Teacher Sued For Bashing Christianity -- Will Others Be Censored?" and tell me what you think. I read the first few paragraphs carefully and then scanned the rest of it.
He sounds like a wonderful teacher - if a bit reckless at times.
UPDATE: Here's a quotation I just found that seems appropriate:
We are incredibly heedless in the formation of our beliefs, but find ourselves with an illicit passion for them when anyone proposes to rob us of their companionship. It is obviously not the ideas themselves that are dear to us, but our self-esteem that is threatened.
-- James Harvey