Music often evokes strong emotions in people. But is there more to the beauty and meaning we find in music than atheism allows? David Robertson contends that the joy and meaning we experience in music is a pointer beyond itself to an ultimate source of joy and meaning in God. Gordon Livesey is a musician and an atheist. He contends that while we all experience emotions and meaning in music, it ultimately can be explained in scientific terms alone.
They play selections of music including Beethoven, Leonard Cohen, Sixpence None the Richer, The Manic Street Preachers and… wait for it.. the Weather Girls!
Get the MP3
For David Robertson http://www.solas-cpc.co.uk
Get the MP3 Podcast or subscribe via iTunes
Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter
If you enjoyed this programme you may also enjoy:
Unbelievable? 27 March 2010 - ” Former atheists conversion experiences - Is it evidence for God? Richard Morgan & Todd Pitner with atheist Gordon Livesey.
Unbelievable? 21 March 2009 - “Challenging Atheist Myths” Pt 1 Christian David Robertson & Atheist Adrian Hayter.