Morality: Atheist and Christian Perspectives

On 26 January 2009, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Taylor Auditorium (room 124) of McCool Hall, Mississippi State University will host a discussion on the nature of morality, entitled, “Morality: Atheist and Christian Perspectives”.

This discussion will address the following questions:

1. What are the differences between a religiously-based and a secularly-based morality?

2. How is it possible to determine moral decisions?

3. Is there a motive for morality?

A question and answer session will follow the discussion. Additional questions and/or comments may be submitted following this presentation using the comments section below or using my ask a question form.

The event is free and open to the public.

The program is being co-sponsored by MSU’s Christian Faculty Forum and the Atheist, Agnostic and Freethinkers Student Association.

Robert J. Allen, a researcher in the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Basic Sciences Department, will speak for the Christian Faculty Forum.

Yolonda Estes, an associate professor in the MSU Department of Philosophy and Religion, will speak for the Atheist, Agnostic, and Freethinkers Student Association.