“Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?” – Licona vs. Carrier
Did Jesus rise from the dead? Michael Licona and Richard Carrier debate the matter…
The debate “Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?” was the second debate on the topic for Licona and Carrier, held at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas on February 11, 2010. The debate was sponsored by Christian Challenge @ Washburn and The Atheist Community of Topeka.
Michael Licona is a New Testament scholar and Evangelical Christian apologist. He has a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies (University of Pretoria) which he completed “with distinction” and the highest mark and an M.A. in Religious Studies from Liberty University. Licona was the Apologetics Coordinator at the North American Mission Board (Southern Baptist Convention) and Research Professor of New Testament at Southern Evangelical Seminary until 2011 (www.wikipedia.org).
Richard Carrier is an American historian. He is best known for his writings on Internet Infidels, otherwise known as the Secular Web, where he served as Editor-in-Chief for several years (www.wikipedia.org).