This week, I’m appearing in Edmonton, Canada for a double-header event with Andrew Murtagh. We’ll be discussing our book Meta, and exploring the clash between our respective religious and atheist worldviews, in a friendly, freewheeling debate. Come see the spectacle of a philosophically inclined Christian and a secular humanist disagreeing politely while remaining friends!
Each presentation will be followed by audience Q&A. If past experience is any guide, this part will be the liveliest of the evening, and the questions always range widely over ground neither of us would have thought to cover on our own. (It’s a good incentive for me to brush up on answering common apologetics, since there are always a few religious questioners in the crowd.)If you’re in the area, come out and see us! Signed copies of our books will be for sale.
First, here are the details for the Thursday night event:
WHAT: Debate and conversation with Andrew Murtagh, moderated by Randal Rauser; audience Q&A to follow
WHEN: Thursday, April 5, 2018, 7:00 PM
WHERE: University of Alberta, Edmonton; Education Building, Room ED N2-115
Then, on Friday night:
WHAT: Debate and conversation with Andrew Murtagh, moderated by Rev. Sarah Holmstrom; audience Q&A to follow
WHEN: Friday, April 6, 2018, 6:00 PM; book event begins at 7:30 PM
WHERE: St. Matthias Anglican Church Hall, 6210 188 Street NW, Edmonton
Important note: the Friday event is a ticketed fundraising dinner for the Anglican Educational Chaplaincy. If you’d like to attend, please buy your ticket in advance. The Thursday night event will be free and open to all.