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Dan Fincke Challenges Theists to Study God with Him

Dan Fincke is a philosophy professor and an atheist who runs online classes on philosophy. Now he’s planning a new course, which aims to bring the God is Not Dead movie into real life and expose its lies. As he wrote in “God’s Not Dead” Fans, I Dare You To Study The Existence of God With Me, a Real Atheist Philosophy Professor:

I spent 11 years teaching philosophy at universities and I am an outspoken atheist blogger. So, I took special interest in the mean-spirited mischaracterization of people like me in the evangelical Christian movie God’s Not Dead, in which an atheist philosophy professor (the fictional Professor Radisson) is cast as a bullying villain.


I want to show how a class on the existence of God is done right. I want to challenge Christians to come study with me for themselves as part of my new slate of special summer classes open to the general public. Atheists and theists who were critical of the film are most welcome too!

No matter who you are, I want you to see the best arguments for the existence of God out there–even better arguments than are in the film. And I want you to see my sincere and well-informed reasons for rejecting them.

And I want to see what happens next.

Can you refute me? Will you change your mind or, at least soften your stances, if you can’t?

Click here for your options of two formats to study with me and to register.

A neat idea, is it not? Go to his blog, enroll if you want/can, or spread the word if you want/can.


  1. JasonC says

    I think it’s a great idea! It’s something I thought of engaging in at my old Church. I’m envious of Dan and wish him all the best.

  2. Crimson Clupeidae says

    I predict, of the mouthbreathers who think that’s a great movie, exactly zero will be willing to do this.

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