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Debate: Ron Smith and Matthew Flannagan “Morality Does Not Need God”

Matthew Flannagan, co-author of  Did God Really Command Genocide? (summarized here) and atheist moral philosopher Ron Smith, engage in a lively and thoughtful debate concerning theistic morality. Dr. Smith argues that theism is not necessary for morality; that it is incoherent and leads to atrocities. Dr. Flannagan defends divine command theory.  The debate took place at The Lady Goodfellow Chapel, Waikato University on 11 May 2016.

Image: “Christ Gives the Law” by Lawrence OP. CC License. 

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