The Peter S. Williams Podcast

The Dawkins – Lennox God Delusion Debate: Three Philosophical Problems with Dawkins’ Worldview

April 23, 2021

This lecture examines three key philosophical problems with the worldview of atheist Richard Dawkins, through an analysis of his famous 2007 'God Delusion' debate/discussion with Oxford Mathematician and Philosopher of Science John C. Lennox, which was held in Alabama.

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You can watch the debate with Norwegian subtitles @

This lecture was delivered to students at NLA University on 22nd April 2021.

Recommended Resources

Peter S. Williams, “A Sceptic’s Guide to Richard Dawkins”

———. “Cosmic Fine Tuning: Design or Multiverse?”

———. “Introduction to ‘Outgrowing God? A Beginner’s Guide to Richard Dawkins and the God Debate’ (Cascade, 2020)”

William Lane Craig, “Dawkins’ Delusion”

John C. Lennox. God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? 2nd edition (Lion, 2009)

J.P. Moreland. Scientism and Secularism: Learning to Respond to a Dangerous Ideology (Crossway, 2018)

Charles B. Thaxton, et al. The Mystery Of Life’s Origin: The Continuing Controversy (Discovery Institute Press, 2020)

Peter S. Williams. Outgrowing God? A Beginner’s Guide to Richard Dawkins and the God Debate (Cascade, 2020)

———. A Faithful Guide to Philosophy: A Christian Introduction to the Love of Wisdom (Wipf & Stock, 2019)

———. I Wish I Could Believe In Meaning: A Response to Nihilism (Damaris, 2005)

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