Science & Atheism
Science, Christianity and Atheism
- ‘New Atheism – New Apologetics: The Use of Science in Recent Christian Apologetic Writings’ – Boyle lecture given by Prof. Alister McGrath. 22nd January, 2014.
Video of lecture (youtube link), Transcript (weblink)
- ‘God’s Undertaker – has science buried God?’ lecture by Dr John Lennox, given at the CiS Central South local group – 28th April 2008.
Audio of lecture (MP3, 21.3MB), Video of lecture (MP4, 160MB)
- ‘A sceptics guide to atheism – God is not dead’ book launch by Peter S. Williams at the CiS Central South local group, 10th March 2009
Download recording of talk (MP3, 11MB)
- The Spell of the Meme, by Prof. Alister McGrath. A speech given at the Royal Society of Arts on Monday 13 March 2006, in response to Professor Daniel Dennett’s book “Breaking the Spell”.
Transcript of the lecture (pdf 132 MB)
- A number of video discussions and debates between Christians and non-Christians can be found on atheistdebate.org including a discussion between Alister McGrath and Peter Atkins entitled Darwin and humanity: Should we rid the mind of God?.
Responses to Stephen Hawking:
- Hawking, Dawkins & the Matrix, Revd Dr David Wilkinson, Part of the CiS-St. Edmunds Cambridge Lecture Series
Transcript of Lecture
- Creation: A Response to Stephen Hawking, Revd Dr Ernest Lucas (Bristol Baptist College) writing for the Evangelical Alliance.
- Stephen Hawking, God and the Role of Science, Alister McGrath, writing for Religion and Ethics
Responses to Richard Dawkins:
- ‘Dawkins’ God: Genes, Memes and the Meaning of Life’ – a lecture given by Prof. Alister McGrath at the CiS Central South local group on 9th Nov 2006
Audio of lecture (MP3, 13.6MB), Slides from the lecture (PDF, 2.2MB)
Video of lecture (click to watch now or right-click to download the video to your computer) (MP4, 108MB)
- The God Delusion: David Quinn debates Richard Dawkins on the Ryan Tubridy Show, RTE radio 9 October 2006 (audio, 22 minutes).
- Is God a Delusion? Atheism and the Meaning of Life – An online lecture Prof. Alister McGrath, in response to Richard Dawkins’ book “The God Delusion”
Audio file (mp3)
- Channel 4′s “The Root of all Evil”, presented by Richard Dawkins was aired in January 2006. This interview, between Richard Dawkins and Alister McGrath was cut completely from the final version, and is now available on both Dawkins and McGrath’s websites.
- The Dawkins Delusion? by Alister McGrath with Joanna Collicutt McGrath, SPCK, 2007, 78pp
- The Dawkins Letters: Challenging Atheist Myths by David Robertson, Christian Focus, 2007, 125pp, £4.99 (also available to read at BeThinking)
- Deluded by Dawkins? A Christian Response to The God Delusion by Andrew Wilson, Kingsway, 2007, 112pp, £5.99
- Darwins Angel, An Angelic Riposte to The God Delusion by John Cornwell, Profile, 2007, 160pp, £9.99.
- Dawkins’ God: genes, memes and the meaning of life (book by McGrath).
Mike Poole and Richard Dawkins discussion in Science & Christian Belief