Cambridge Union Society Debate

The motion for this debate was "This House Believes that God is not a Delusion". It took place before a packed house at the Cambridge Union Society on 20th October 2011, as a part of William Lane Craig's Reasonable Faith Tour 2011.

Proposing the motion were William Lane Craig and Peter S.Williams. Opposing the motion were Arif Ahmed and Andrew Copson.

Peter S. Williams has provided an analysis of the arguments and counter-arguments in this debate, along with additional links to delve deeper into some of the issues raised.

William Lane Craig is Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, La Mirada, California and a leading philosopher of religion.
Peter S. Williams is Assistant Professor in Communication and Worldviews at Gimlekollen School of Journalism and Communication in Norway, and is philosopher in residence at the Damaris Trust.

Arif Ahmed is a lecturer in the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.
Andrew Copson is Chief Executive of the British Humanist Association.

© 2011