Date May 26, 2017
__edited, New Atheists, Rabbi Moshe Averick
Nonsense of a High Order: The Confused and Illusory World of the Atheist
May 26, 2017
Guest Paul Nelson
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What is a rational response when you’re confronted with nonsense of a high order? On this episode of
ID the Future, CSC fellow Paul Nelson interviews Rabbi Moshe Averick, who explains the rational course for countering the new atheists.
Rabbi Averick is the author of the book,
. He ran educational programs at UCLA and Northridge University in Los Angeles, and then became one of the founding faculty members of Aish Toronto and later at the Shaalvim Rabbinical Seminary in Israel. Nonsense of a High Order: The Confused and Illusory World of the Atheist
Photo by Nathan Jacobson, © Discovery Institute Senior Fellow, Center for Science and Culture Paul A. Nelson is currently a Senior Fellow of the Discovery Institute and Adjunct Professor in the Master of Arts Program in Science & Religion at Biola University. He is a philosopher of biology who has been involved in the intelligent design debate internationally for three decades. His grandfather, Byron C. Nelson (1893-1972), a theologian and author, was an influential mid-20th century dissenter from Darwinian evolution. After Paul received his B.A. in philosophy with a minor in evolutionary biology from the University of Pittsburgh, he entered the University of Chicago, where he received his Ph.D. (1998) in the philosophy of biology and evolutionary theory.