Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Does DAWKINS want to debate God or bury him? Or both ? Two more meetings in Oxford

June 17, 2008 ·

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Richard Dawkins and John Lennox will continue their discussion this October in Oxford itself.

The God Delusion Debate Screening Has Science Buried God?

6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Monday, October 20, 2008 Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Oxford Town Hall, UK Oxford Museum of Natural History, UK

At 6:00 p.m. on the 20th of October, Fixed Point Foundation will host a public DVD screening of last year’s God Delusion Debate between Professor Richard Dawkins and Dr. John Lennox, both of the University of Oxford. The screening will take place in the Main Hall of the Oxford Town Hall and is free and open to the public. For more information about the debate, click here.

The following night, Fixed Point will sponsor a discussion between Dawkins and Lennox on the main floor of the Oxford Museum of Natural History at 7:00 p.m. Both scientists will discuss atheism, the Christian faith, and the claims of their respective books: The God Delusion and God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? The building marks the historical site of the famed evolution debate of 1860 between Thomas Huxley and Bishop Samuel Wilberforce.

General admission tickets for the October 21st discussion with Dawkins and Lennox are available through Tickets Oxford and can be purchased online at or by contacting the box office at (Tel) 01865 305305 (Fax) 01865 305335 . Only 500 tickets are available. They are £15 each and £10 for students.

Richard Dawkins and John Lennox met for the first time in Birmingham, Alabama this past October for another event sponsored by Fixed Point, The God Delusion Debate. The debate, moderated by United States Federal Judge William H. Pryor, examined six theses from Dawkins’ book The God Delusion. Garnering the attention of Fox News, Wall Street Journal, London Times, and BBC Radio, the event took place in front of a sold out crowd of almost 1,400. Fixed Point is seeking to generate further public interest on this topic by taking the two men back to their hometown for another event.

1 comment:

  1. I saw the first debate and i hope that Richard Dawkins has spent more time preparing for the debate this time as he was woefully unprepared last time as John Lennox seemed to simply overwhelm him with his depth of knowledge.