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ARCHBISHOP TAKES ON ATHEIST DAWKINS

The Archbishop of Canterbury and atheist Professor Richard Dawkins are set to go head to head to discuss man's greatest question.

The Archbishop of Canterbury and atheist Professor Richard Dawkins are set to go head to head to discuss man's greatest question.

The leader of the Church of England, Dr Rowan Williams, will meet Britain's most famous non-believer to take on the complex subject of "The nature of human beings and the question of their ultimate origin".

The pair - who seem unlikely to find much common ground - will be joined by philosopher Sir Anthony Kenny at the event at Oxford University.

The discussion, which organisers expect to be "invigorating and enlivening", is fully booked but will be streamed live online on February 23.

The two men have exchanged views on evolution and the existence of God before. In a programme broadcast on Channel 4 in 2010, Prof Dawkins asked Dr Rowan Williams if he would see God as having any role in the evolutionary process.
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