Clip 1: Does science make belief in God obsolete? (Templeton Foundation)





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To read the short essays that accompany this video, with contributions by Christopher Hitchens, Steven Pinker, Kenneth Miller, Christoph Cardinal Schonborn, Jerome Groopman, and others, visit http://www.templeton.org/belief

This is the third in a series of conversations among leading scientists, scholars, and public figures about the "Big Questions." For previous Big Questions conversations sponsored by the Templeton Foundation, visit http://www.templeton.org/bigquestions

At a lunch event in New York City on September 22, 2008, Christopher Hitchens and the Catholic theologian Lorenzo Albacete squared off over the Big Question: "Does science make belief in God obsolete?" The event was jointly sponsored by the Templeton Foundation and On Faith, the online religion forum of the Washington Post and Newsweek. The discussion was moderated by Jon Meacham, the editor of Newsweek, and Sally Quinn of the Washington Post.

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