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For the Good of the City: 

How to be a christian in harrisonburg

February 19, 2013

At Aletheia Church

Featuring Craig Bartholomew, Mark Thiessen-Nation, and Gerald McDermott

"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. This Café Veritas explores the ways various Christian traditions attempt to contribute to the good of society.

Craig Bartholomew is the H. Evan Runner Professor of Philosophy at Redeemer University College, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada; Dean of the St. George's Centre for Biblical and Public Theology; and Writer-in-Residence for the Church of the Incarnation.

Mark Thiessen-Nation is a Professor of Theology at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Gerald McDermott served as the event respondent and is the Jordan-Trexler Professor of Religion at Roanoke College and a Distinguished Senior Fellow, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion

You can listen to Part 1 with Craig Bartholomew by clicking here.

You can listen to Part 2 with Mark Thiessen-Nation by clicking here.

You can listen to the Response with Gerald McDermott by clicking here.