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The Most Famous Debate on the Existence of God

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On January 28, 1948, the BBC brought together two of the century's brightest minds for a radio debate about the existence of God. To be sure, the debaters were not just lightweight showboats, blowing off steam. The two men represented the cream of the intellectual crop. Bertrand Russell was a renowned British philosopher, mathematician, historian, and perhaps the world's leading atheist at the time. He authored many skeptical essays and books, including the collection still popular today, Why I Am Not a Christian. Fr. Frederick Charles (F.C.) Copleston was a Jesuit priest, philosopher, and historian of philosophy,... Read More

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