Episode 73 – Christian Evidence Society 2022 – Sessions 1-2

Summary

The Christian Evidence Society sessions are back for 2022. This time it’s four sessions, which we will cover in two episodes of Still Unbelievable!

Darren joins Andrew and Matthew to attend the sessions and then review them afterwards.

Christian Evidence Society

Session 1:

Alister McGrath: Should we always follow the science?

Professor Alister McGrath

https://www.theology.ox.ac.uk/people/professor-alister-mcgrath

http://alistermcgrath.weebly.com/

Session 2:

Mary Ellen Foster: Will a robot steal my job?

Dr Mary Ellen Foster

http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/~mefoster/

Gary Marcus:

https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-next-decade-in-ai-gary-marcus-four-steps-towards-robust-artificial-intelligence/

The Turing Test:

https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/turing-test/

Skydivephil:

Physicists & Philosophers reply to the Kalam Cosmological Argument featuring Penrose, Hawking, Guth

2021 Session Videos

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Episode 72 – Matthew in Conversation with Christian Tim Hull

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Summary

Tim Hull is a Christian with his own YouTube channel and posts content addressing Deconstruction, among other topics. Tim and Matthew have engaged many time over the years on the Unbelievable? Facebook page, so Matthew felt it was time that they had a genuine live conversation.

Dealing with Deconstruction

https://www.youtube.com/c/DealingWithDeconstruction

One Minute Apologist

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXkgIl5W-HXG8-srQdyAbDw

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Christian Evidence Society events for March

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Episode 70 – We Respond to Braxton Hunter’s Response – Part 1

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Did you listen to our episode where we answered Braxton Hunters 10 Questions for atheists 2021?

Braxton did, and he did a special response to our answer to question two, where Matthew said, “Arguments are not Evidence”.

Link to Braxtons YouTube response:

Believers’ estimates of God’s beliefs are more egocentric than estimates of other people’s beliefs:

https://www.pnas.org/content/106/51/21533

Physics in a minute: The double slit experiment:

https://plus.maths.org/content/physics-minute-double-slit-experiment-0

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Episode 69 – Wedded to Atheism

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In this episode, Matthew addresses comments by Justin Brierley about atheists being too wedded to their worldview to consider Christianity as true.

The referenced Peter Atkins YouTube clip is: https://youtu.be/dRWIsuEL0Ac

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Episode 62 – Mark Clark and the Problem of Jesus

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Andrew and Matthew invite Mark Clark on for a conversation about his latest book, The Problem of Jesus.

Andrew was unable to make this recording, so weinvited David from Skeptics and Seekers to join Matthew in hosting Mark. We have a fascinating conversation about Mark, his work as a pastor and what drove him to write his books.

Find out more about Mark here:

http://www.pastormarkclark.com/

Mark’s book, answering the Problem of Jesus is available here:

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Episode 60 – Atheist review of the year with several guests

The latest Episode of Still Unbelievable! is up.

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This episode features David Johnson from Skeptics and Seekers, Clint Heacock from The MindShift podcast and David Hayward the Naked Pastor. We discuss events from the past year, like lockdown and race riots as well as some lighter hearted moments.

The Naked Pastor: https://nakedpastor.com/

The Lasting Supper: https://thelastingsupper.com/

Skeptics and Seekers: https://skepticsandseekers.squarespace.com/

The Mindshift Podcast: https://mindshiftpodcast.co.uk/

David on the MindShift podcast: https://mindshiftpodcast.co.uk/2021/07/16/papering-over-the-ugly-truth-the-history-of-the-church-and-racism-with-david-johnson/

CORT 2021

Conference on Religious Trauma: https://pheedloop.com/CORT/site/home/

Jesus and The Disinherited

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Episode 57 – Jonathan McLatchie in Conversation with Matthew

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This episode is the audio of a livestream conversation that Matthew had on Jonathan McLatchie’s YouTube channel.

They talk about Matthew’s deconstruction and what it would take for Matthew to believe again.

The original live stream conversation between Jonathan and Matthew is:

The Genetics article that Jonathan mentions is:

Waiting for Two Mutations: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2581952/

a response by Michael J. Behe to the article was published in 2009

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2644969/

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Michelle: A Loving Unequally Yoked Relationship

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My guest this week is my wife, Michelle. Though I have deconverted from Christianity, Michelle is very much a dedicated Christian. We still love each other and we are making it work in an “unequally yoked” relationship. We have an honest conversation about how we got to now and how we go forward in the future.

When you told me ….
It was the first time when I felt like “we are real” and I am seeing what is really going on inside of you.
And that felt, in spite of all the bad stuff that was there, that at least felt good.

Michelle does work that is social work adjacent. She is a better practicing humanist than I am. I admire her for who she is as a person. I admire…

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Michelle: A Loving Unequally Yoked Relationship

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My guest this week is my wife, Michelle. Though I have deconverted from Christianity, Michelle is very much a dedicated Christian. We still love each other and we are making it work in an “unequally yoked” relationship. We have an honest conversation about how we got to now and how we go forward in the future.

When you told me ….
It was the first time when I felt like “we are real” and I am seeing what is really going on inside of you.
And that felt, in spite of all the bad stuff that was there, that at least felt good.

Michelle does work that is social work adjacent. She is a better practicing humanist than I am. I admire her for who she is as a person. I admire…

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