So-called New Atheists such as Richard Dawkins or Sam Harris tend to see religion as irrational, evil and unnecessary, often saying that faith must be resisted, or even eliminated.

But as the number of atheists, many of whom are happy to coexist with faith communities, increases, does hostility from new atheists undermine the atheist cause?

In this week's Arena, we debate the issue with two leading atheists, author and theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss and humanist chaplain Greg Epstein.

Editor's Note: This interview was filmed before the attack in Nice, France.

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Source: Al Jazeera