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20 Feb 2010 - "Is Christianity good for us?" Michael Shermer vs. David Robertson

Saturday 20th February 2010 - 12:00 am

Are societies better off with the influence of Christianity? Are Christians more caring than atheists? What role should faith play in society?

Just some of the questions explored by atheist Michael Shermer and Christian David Robertson.

Michael Shermer is president of the US Skeptics Society and Editor of its magazine "Skeptic". He claims that there are various ways in which Christianity has had a negative influence on society and that a Christian worldview is unnecessary for living a good life.

David Robertson is pastor of St Peter's Free Church in Dundee, Scotland and author of "The Dawkins Letters". He says that true Christianity has been a force for good and continues to empower people to live better lives.

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For Michael Shermer visit http://www.michaelshermer.com 

For David Robertson visit http://www.stpeters-dundee.org.uk/ 

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