Challenge: You Can't Say Nothing Comes from Nothing

At an Oxford Union debate on the existence of God, atheist Dan Barker said the following:

If nothing comes from nothing, then God cannot exist, because God is not nothing. If that premise is true that “nothing comes from nothing,” and if God is something, then you have just shot yourself in the foot.

How would you answer his challenge? Respond in the comments below, and then on Thursday we’ll hear Brett’s answer.

[Update: View Brett's video response. Explore past challenges here and here. You can watch all the contributors to “The God Debate” (John Lennox, Michael Shermer, Peter Hitchens, etc.) here.]


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Amy K. Hall