An Atheist vs. a Christian: Round 3

Adam-I thoroughly enjoyed our radio debate last week on the Nick Givas Program! For those that did not get a chance to listen live, I have a recording up on my website: http://andrewmurtagh.com/media-events/ Until our next live event, let us continue our dialogue! Thanks so much for your feedback on my "approaches". And great question on my definition of "approach" as I think it brings up an important distinction between worldview and epistemology.It sounds as if we both agree that … [Read more...]

An Atheist vs. a Christian: Round 2

This is part 2 of my “Think! Of God and Government” debate series with Christian author Andrew Murtagh. Read my first post and Andrew’s reply.Andrew,Thanks again for your fairness and hospitality at the Midtown Scholar debate last month. It was a pleasure for me as well! You’ll have to come out to NYC some time in the coming months so I can repay it.So, with your assent, let’s table the debate about morality for now and turn to this question of how it is that people come to be religio … [Read more...]

A Christian vs. an Atheist: Round 2

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Adam-I really appreciate your interest in having this exchange! I sought you out specifically as I felt we shared in the fellowship of a common pursuit: “Quid est veritas?”We agree on many views, though arrive there differently, and disagree on many others. As I said from my first communication, I am genuinely interested in your views and sincerely appreciate your interest in mine! I feel humility, empathy, and friendship is sorely missing in these discussions and I look forward to lea … [Read more...]

An Atheist vs. a Christian: On God and Government

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Editor's Note:  Welcome to Patheos' new debate blog, Versus. Our first debate features Andrew Murtagh (a Christian) vs. Adam Lee (an atheist), pictured at right. The following is Lee's response to Murtagh's opening post launching the debate last week. Subscribe to this blog to follow the conversation between these two young, smart minds as they discuss God, government and the purpose of life.Hello Andrew,Thanks for contacting me!I appreciate your kind words about my writing, and I hop … [Read more...]

A Christian vs. an Atheist: On God and Government

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Editor's Note:  Welcome to Patheos' new debate blog, Versus. Our first debate features Andrew Murtagh (a Christian) vs. Adam Lee (an atheist). The opening post is by Murtagh. Subscribe to this blog to follow the conversation between these two young, smart minds as they discuss God, government and the purpose of life.Adam -My name is Andrew Murtagh and I am a fellow enthusiast of independent thought. Among other things, I am an author, entrepreneur, and medical device sales rep. My b … [Read more...]


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