The Secular Students at Iowa are proud to present Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation on April 16, 7pm at Gilmore Hall on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. Mr. Barker served as an evangelical Christian preacher and musician for 19 years but left Christianity in 1984 and became an atheist activist.
Mr. Barker has appeared on dozens of national television and radio programs to discuss and debate issues related to atheism and the separation of state and church. He has discussed nativity scenes on government property, the campaign against a Mother Teresa stamp, prayer in public schools, and has appeared on Oprah Winfrey, The O’Reilly Factor, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, Phil Donahue, Hannity & Colmes, Maury Povich, Good Morning America, Sally Jessy Raphael, and Tom Leykis, as well as many international television and radio shows.
Dan Barker is the author of “Godless”, “Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist”, “God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction” and “Free Will Explained”.
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