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Sunday, April 5, 2009

William Lane Craig vs. Christopher Hitchens

On April 4th at Biola University, William Lane Craig debated Christopher Hitchens concerning the question, "Does God Exist?" The debate was moderated by columnist, law professor, and radio host Hugh Hewitt. Both Biola's student body and the graduate program in Christian apologetics co-sponsored the debate.

Below is a basic overview of the web coverage. A helpful, summary transcript can also be found here.

Some regional and local college papers covered the debate, including the Whittier Daily, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star, the Daily Titan (Cal State Fullerton), and Biola's Chimes.

Perhaps the best atheist response comes from the Common Sense Atheist blog.

And some of the best theistic blog coverage and analysis can be found from Doug Geivett (Biola philosopher), Melinda Penner (apologist), MaryJo Sharp (apologist), and the Evangelical Outpost (cultural commentary).

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Recently Notable Philosophy Resources

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  • PhilPapers: Online research in philosophy - Over 186,000 entries are in this massive database, which has been developed and maintained by David Bourget and David Chalmers; this is the indispensible one-stop source for preprint philosophical work.

  • Sympoze: social bookmarking for philosophers - It helpfully utilizes social web features and functionality to encourage collaboration of philosophical linkage and content sharing among philosophers. Andrew Cullison, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York, Fredonia, is the founder of Sympoze and currently maintains it.

  • Philosopher's Digest: Timely Reviews of Current Philosophy Articles - Editors John Milliken, Ben Dyer and Galen Foresman, along with their notable advisory board and reviewers, provide useful and concise reviews of items diverse, peer-reviewed philosophy journals.

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