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Episode 16

The Big Questions, Series 7 Episode 16 of 21

Nicky Campbell presents a pre-recorded special from Manor Church of England School in York, asking just one Big Question - is it more rational to believe in God? Guests include the philosopher, Julian Baggini, Oxford professor of science and religion, Alister McGrath, Dr Lois Lee, founder of the Non-religion & Secularity Research Network, Dr Vince Vitali from the Oxford Centre for Apologetics, Dr Fern Elsdon-Baker, Centre for Social Relations, Coventry University, Muslim apologetic, Adam Deen, author and broadcaster, Margaret Coles, former clergyman now atheist, Ollie Killingback, Satish Sharma of the National Council of Hindu Temples and former Mormon and Muslim turned atheist, Clare Solomon.

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1 hour

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Sun 4 May 2014 10:00

The Big Questions in this episode

On Sunday May 4th, The Big Questions is a specially recorded edition from Manor Church of England Academy in York, where Nicky Campbell asks just one very Big Question:


Is it more rational to believe in God?

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Role Contributor
PresenterNicky Campbell
ParticipantJulian Baggini
ParticipantAlister McGrath
ParticipantLois Lee
ParticipantVince Vitali
ParticipantFern Elsdon-Baker
ParticipantAdam Deen
ParticipantMargaret Coles
ParticipantOllie Killingback
ParticipantSatish Sharma
ParticipantClare Solomon
EditorJill Robinson
DirectorRob Hopkin

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