At first, he declined the invitation, knowing the amount of preparation it would require, but then he reluctantly agreed. Now, Dr. Peter Williamson says, “I am so glad I accepted and hope for similar opportunities in the future.”
Dr. Williamson holds the Cardinal Maida Chair in Sacred Scripture and is an experienced Catholic evangelist. What he accepted was an invitation to debate Dr. David Skrbina, chair of the philosophy department of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
The topic: “Is Jesus (Issa) a Fiction?”
The campus Christian student group Ratio Christi invited Williamson to debate