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Author Dan Barker to speak at Austin Peay State University Next Week

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Saturday, October 8, 2011 @ 10:00 pm In News | No Comments

Author of Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation is coming to Clarksville discuss his book, Godless, at Austin Peay State University next week.

After 19 years as an evangelical minister and popular Christian musician, Dan Barker deconverted and is now one of America’s most outspoken freethought advocates lecturing and performing on college campuses, and has participated in more than ninety public debates defending atheism.

Dan Barker

Dan Barker

Dan Barker

Barker will be speaking about the life experiences that led him from Christian minister to atheist activist at 7:00pm, Thursday, October 13th in the Clement Auditorium at Austin Peay. Admission is free and open to the public.

The event is being hosted by the Students for Secular Humanism, an APSU student organization, whose purpose is “advancing science, reason, and progressive values.”

For more information about Dan Barker, go to http://ffrf.org/about/getting-acquainted/dan-barker/ [1]

For more information regarding the event,  contact the Students for Secular Humanism at [2] or Dr. Clark Maddux, Faculty Advisor, at 931.221.7215.

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