MDI is pleased to present the video of the amazing and lively debate between renown Atheist speaker and Cambridge lecturer on Philosophy, Dr Arif Ahmed, and international Muslim speaker and co-founder of the Muslim Debate Initiative, Abdullah al Andalusi, on two subjects: the proof for God’s existence, and the necessity of God to justify a consistent morality.
The debate Title was: ‘Is God Necessary to Explain Reality, and provide a consistent basis for values?’
The event was held on 4th April 2017, at Nottingham University, UK.
Dr Arif Ahmed is a well known Atheist speaker in the UK, and has previously debated on numerous respected platforms against prominent Theists, like Christian apologists such as Gary Habermas [USA], Rev. Professor Keith Ward [UK] and William Lane Craig [USA] (including another debate with him at the Cambridge Union), as well as Muslim speakers, such as Tariq Ramadan [UK].
Abdullah al Andalusi, of MDI, has debated numerous prominent Atheists internationally on a number of platforms, including the Director of the British Humanist Association , Andrew Copson [UK], the President of the National Secular Society, Terry Sanderson [UK], Head of the Australia Atheist Foundation, Michael Boyd [Australia], Michael Nugent, Head of Atheist Ireland [Ireland], Associate professor of philosophy at the University of New South Wales, Professor Peter Slezak [Australia] (Video coming soon), Head of American Atheists, President of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Dan Barker [USA], Director of American Atheists, Dr Ed Buckner [USA], and the Publisher of the ‘New Humanist’ magazine, Former president of European Humanist Federation; and former Chair of the Rationalist Association [which was set up by George Jacob Holyoake himself – inventor of the word ‘Secularism’] David Pollock [UK].
Please watch the video below and enjoy: