February 19, 2013
"God is not Great, and religion poisons everything." This is the serious accusation of Christopher Hitchens, one of the most prolific and brilliant journalists of our time. At the next Cafe Veritas we will explore ways various Christian traditions attempt to contribute to the good of society.
Wine & Cheese; Lecture; Q&A with the Audience
Presenters: Craig Bartholomew (H. Evan Runner Professor of Philosophy at Redeemer University College, Ancaster, Ontario Canada; Principal of The Paideia Center for Publich Theology; and Writer-in-Residence for The Church of the Incarnation, Harrisonburg, VA) and Mark Thiessen-Nation (Professor of Theology at Eastern Mennonite Seminary).
Respondent: Gerald McDermott (Jordan-Trexler Professor of Religion at Roanoke College; Distinguished Senior Fellow, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion)