Would we be better off without religion? | The Smith Lecture

Would we be better off without religion?

Does religion lead to violence?
Speaker(s): 
John Dickson
Date: 
Wed Sep 21st, 2011
The church
Ethics, justice and social welfare
Religion
Worldview
value of church on society
Violence

Many outspoken atheists and opponents of Christianity have tied religion and violence together, purporting that one leads to the other. This association has become a reason and an excuse for many people to ignore the claims of Christianity. John responds to this prevalent cultural claim.

The first audio file is the talk and the second is a Q&A session.