Aljazeera debate

Al Jazeera Debate Clip: Taunton vs. Dennett vs. Shakir

Does religion do more harm than good? Larry Taunton represented the Christian view in a fascinating round-table debate against atheist Dan Dennett and Muslim Imam Zaid Shakir on Al Jazeera for the launch of Third Rail, a new current affairs program hosted by Imran Garda. Al Jazeera’s global reach is 260 million. Unfortunately, the network … Read more

Gay Marriage Debate

Debating Gay Marriage

Two intelligent spokesmen from either side of the gay marriage controversy weigh in on the issue before going head-to-head in public debate. Larry Taunton interviews Will Saletan of Slate and Sherif Girgis, author of What is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense, in an insightful, behind-the-scenes discussion. Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes  

The Source of Hope

October 19, 2010. The theater marquee read “God or No God? A Debate – Christopher Hitchens vs. Larry Taunton.” It was reminiscent of similar advertisements for heavyweight fights. This had been a long time coming. Atheist Christopher Hitchens and I had debated one another many times: Birmingham, Alabama; Edinburgh, Scotland; St. Louis, Missouri; and even on … Read more