UPDATE: Video posted:
A debate on origins happening TODAY! (May 16th)
Details here. There is a free live stream!
The Origin of Life: The Great God Debate
Fuz Rana vs. Michael Ruse
Michael Ruse and Fuz Rana square off to debate the question “Are natural processes sufficient to explain the origin and the complexity of the cell?” The debate will be moderated by Craig Hazen. Sponsored by The Well Christian Club at UCR, Come Reason Ministries, and Biola University.
May 16, 2013
Time: 7:00 pm, PDT
Cost: $10 ($5 with student ID)
Live Stream: FREE
University of California Riverside Campus
900 University Ave,
Riverside, CA 92507
Format of the debate:
- Opening Arguments: 20 minutes each
- 1st Cross-Examination: 6 minutes each side
- Rebuttals: 10 minutes each
- 2nd Cross-Examination: 6 minutes each side
- Concluding Arguments: 5 minutes each
- Q &A: 40 minutes (Questions can come from Twitter and SMS)
Dr. Fazale Rana has written a number of books on intelligent design, and is a biochemist by trade. Dr. Ruse is a philosopher.
Dr. Rana will also be doing a lecture on the origin of life tomorrow evening. Details here.