The 2012 Greer-Heard Point-Counterpoint Forum featured a dialogue between Gary Habermas and Michael Shermer on the subject of Life After Death. Other speakers included Peter Kreeft, J.P. Moreland, Victor Stenger, and Keith Parsons.
Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, the Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, the host of the Skeptics Distinguished Science Lecture Series at Caltech, and Adjunct Professor at Claremont Graduate University and Chapman University. His latest book is The Believing Brain. Other books include: The Mind of the Market, Why Darwin Matters: Evolution and the Case Against Intelligent Design, Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown, and The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Share Care, and Follow the Golden Rule.
Gary Habermas has taught at the college, seminary, and graduate school level since 1976. He came to Liberty University in 1981. He is also an author or editor of some 37 books, of which 18 are on the subject of Jesus’ resurrection. Other published subjects include religious doubt, personal suffering, and near-death experiences. Among these books are The Historical Jesus, Beyond Death , and The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus. He has also contributed more than sixty chapters or articles to additional books, plus has published well over 100 articles or reviews in journals and other publications.