"Thou shalt not extinguish thine anger, but shall master it,
that thy conscience may not be blunted by adjustment
to wrong causes." -The Dutch Ten Commandments to Foil the Nazis
LINK: N.T. Wright v. Neuhaus. I was raised, intellectually, with the belief that one takes one's opponents arguments seriously by disagreeing with them; it's a sign of disrespect to refuse to engage. Needless to say, I think Wright comes off better in the exchange.