Buzzed Belief: A Social Debate Series for All Points of View

It’s difficult to get to life's questions with so many differing opinions swirling around our world today. But we know one thing for sure ... beer helps. As do wine and spirits. So, first: We’ve got those covered.

Each debate will feature a speaker defending a religious position AND a speaker presenting an atheist perspective. You can expect top scholars and authors and an array of different debate topics.

The goal is to learn and to entertain. Ultimately, we hope Buzzed Belief will promote understanding between those who are believers and those who are not. What common values do we share? What points are divisive?  

Want to ask a burning question? DO IT. There will be an open-mic Q&A.

Yes, we can disagree sanely. Perhaps you’ll see the other side, perhaps you’ll change someone else's mind. We promote no agenda other than entertainment, education and a respectful tolerance of opposing viewpoints. If this sounds like your cup of tea, mug of beer, glass of wine or snifter of brandy, then please join us for any or all of these exciting new debates!


Date, time and location of next debate pending.

PREVIOUS debates

Friday, October 21, 2016
Dr. Robert Price and Dr. Bart D. Ehrman
Did Jesus Exist?

Dr. Robert Price is a former Baptist minister who holds PhDs in systematic theology and the New Testament. Dr. Price is professor of biblical criticism at the Center for Inquiry Institute, and asserted that there are flaws with the evidence for a historical Jesus. Bart D. Ehrman is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he has taught since 1988. Professor Ehrman supported the stance that there is strong evidence for the existence for a historical Jesus.

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Richard Carrier and Justin Bass
Are There Reliable Sources for the Miraculous Resurrection of Jesus?

Dr. Richard Carrier is an atheist historical scholar and author with a PhD in ancient history from Columbia University. Dr. Justin W. Bass is the lead pastor of 1042 Church in Frisco, Texas, and a Professor at Dallas Christian College and Dallas Theological Seminary. (click here for photo gallery)

Richard Carrier and Justin Bass Are There Reliable Sources for the Miraculous Resurrection of Jesus? The resurrection of Jesus is the Christian religious belief that, after being put to death, Jesus rose again from the dead. It is the central tenet of Christian theology and part of the Nicene Creed.



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