As he said he would, Richard Dawkins refused William Lane Craig’s invitation to debate him at the Sheldonian Theater in Oxford. So Craig went ahead and ripped his book apart without the distraction of having to respond to petulant ad hominem (entertaining as that would have been). The video is up; watch it below.Read more »
By: Jason|05 February, 2010|Categories: Apologetics . Headline|Tags: christ on campus initiative . God's existence . Gospel Coalition . Natural Theology . new atheism . The God Delusion . william lane craig
The question of God’s existence is one of the most urgent and consequential questions that we can ask. Today, despite the recovery of interest in the evidence for God among academic philosophers, many vigorously contend that religious belief is dangerous foolishness.
In the most recent Christ on Campus Initiative essay, William Lane Craig argues that there is compelling evidence for God. He offers five separate grounds for theistic belief, from the fine-tuning of the universe to the existence of objective moral values, and argues that, contrary to the objections of critics, these arguments remain persuasive.Read more »
I received a few emails in regards to my previous post about Richard Dawkins and his earlier work, The God Delusion. Several readers were interested in what I said about the book’s critical reception and so I’ve compiled a list of some of the reactions that have appeared in academic journals and in the media, from both skeptics and theists.…Read more »
As a part of the New Zealand International Arts Festival, zoologist and popular atheist Richard Dawkins has been invited to speak in Wellington early next year. Dawkins is the author of many landmark books on evolution, including the recently published “The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution”. He will speaking at the Festival as apart of the Writers…Read more »
Michael Ruse, the atheist philosopher of biology, has written an interesting post about the extremism and intellectual failures of the “New Atheists”. Ruse teaches at the Florida State University and is himself an ardent critic of Creationism and Intelligent Design, authoring numerous books on the topic and in the philosophy of science (“Darwinism defended: a guide to the evolution controversies”,…Read more »