Christian/atheist discussion "Natural Theology"

  • February 3, 2013 · 6:00 PM
  • Evergreen Presbyterian Church


Topic: A discussion of the book "The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology" by William Lane Craig & J.P. Moreland (Published March 2012, cost $37.)
Christian: Pastor Nathan Lewis
Atheist: Bernie Dehler (Humanist Minister, Secular Humanist)
Moderator: Charlie Meeker


Abstract
:

Can humans look at the evidence of the world (natural facts) and deduce the existence and nature of God from it?  This books states so.  Let's discuss it.  It is written by two famous Christian apologists that are philosophy experts (J.P. Moreland and William Lane Craig).

Overview:

6:00-6:30: Dinner and small talk (free pizza and soda)

6:30-6:40: Bernie's (atheist, secular humanist) presentation

6:40-6:50: Pastor Nathan's (Christian) presentation

6:50-7:00: The moderator asks each a question to
challenge their presentation (5 min. each)

7:00-7:20: Bernie and Pastor Nathan question each
other (10 min. each)

7:20-8:30: Audience Q & A

8:30-8:32: Bernie, then Nathan, gives 1 min. closing summary

 

More Info:

Click here to order the book and see more info about it:
"The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology"
http://tinyurl.com/c34kcvb

....................... NOTES .......................

1. Sometimes people bring their kids to these events.  It's a great idea to expose them to other viewpoints.

2. Previous local Christian/atheist debates have been videotaped and are available at this YouTube channel:
http://www.youtube.com/user/SecHummer


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