Just a day after the Church of England voted to allow women bishops...
In the first of two shows Justin is joined by Tim Mawson, the Oxford philosopher whose paper "Praying to Stop Being an Atheist" inspired the Atheist Prayer Experiment. 71 atheists and agnostics signed up to the experiment, comitting to pray for God to reveal himself to them over 40 days. Did anyone end up believing in God? We reveal the results and hear from a variety of people who took part, including Andrew, Kendra, Laura, Cang & Freki as well as exploring questions that arose.
Was this really an 'experiment'? What does an atheist pray? Does it matter which god is being prayed to? Do the results have any bearing on the question of God's existence?
For the results and full interviews with some participants www.premier.org.uk/atheistprayerexperiment
For more Christian/non-Christian debate visit http://www.premier.org.uk/unbelievable or get the MP3 podcast http://ondemand.premier.org.uk/unbelievable/AudioFeed.aspx or Via Itunes
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Unbelievable? 24th March 2012 - Miracles today: Do they happen? Craig Keener & Geoff Lillis
Unbelievable? 3 Jul 2010 - Is God a Failed hypothesis? Part 2 Atheist Victor Stenger vs. Christian David Bartholomew
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