August 18 – “Does Religion Still Serve a Useful Purpose in the Modern World” (Virtual Debate)


FFRF co-president Dan Barker will debate Rabbi Barry Silver on the question of “Does religion still serve a useful purpose in the modern world” on Wednesday, August 18 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. 

This event is hosted by Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor, a congregation promoting an all-inclusive, universal, and rational approach to Judaism that honors tradition, respects science, and celebrates spirituality. Rabbi Barry Silver is a respected attorney who served from 1996 to 1998 in the Florida House of Representatives where he was named “Most Effective Environmental Legislator” by the Sierra Club and “Consumer Champion” by Florida’s largest consumer group. Dan and Barry intend to have a lively, collegial debate focused around the utility of belief to a rational, progressive populace.

Attendees can login to Zoom here, with Meeting ID: 867 6104 1462 and Passcode: 308365. This virtual debate will include time for audience Q&A and comments, and is free and open to the public.

Freedom From Religion Foundation