Featuring: Ryan Bouton
Cru Staff at Dartmouth College
Dartmouth Alumni '01
The Atheist Humanistic Agnostic (AHA) Club co-sponsored Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias and Nabeel Qureshi earlier this semester.
An unlikely pairing? Not if you "embrace the power of dialogue," the core of Zacharias' message to the 800 people gathered in Spaulding Auditorium that October night. For the first time, this Veritas Forumevent was broadcast live, enabling another 1200 to join the discussion, submit questions, and tweet takeaways, such as: "We have the right to disagree, be we don't have the right to be disagreeable." (You can watch these presentations below!)
Zacharias explained that true dialogue only happens when we're able to understand each other's differences and discuss them. "If the truth is not undergirded by love, it makes the possessor of that truth obnoxious and the truth repulsive." Speaking to a Christian audience earlier in the week, Zacharias enjoined the Dartmouth crowd to:
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