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Creation Among the Athiests: A Retrospective

It has been more than 6 months since I became an incognito Christian and joined a group of more than 300 atheists as they toured the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky on August 8, 2009.

The response to my reflections have been overwhelming.  To date there have been more than 14,000 hits on “Scarlet ‘A’ for a Day” alone.  The experience has generated much open dialogue and has challenged me in more ways that I can express.

In case you missed them, here is a comprehensive list of my posts about the experience:

Another trip to the museum is planned for the end of the month.  This time it will be a group of friends and I will be going as a Christian with good critical-thinking skills.  We shall see if anything of interest comes from that perspective.

What Do You Get When You Cross 300 Atheists and the Creation Museum?

Greetings!  After a two day respite I have finally found the strength to crawl out into the light to share a bit about my adventure. 

It was on Friday, August 7, 2009 that yours truly visited the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY in the company of more than 300 atheists who were holding a nearby conference and thought that it would be an eye-opening experience.  And eye-opening it was! 

I will share my thoughts in a later post, but for those of you who are eager for reports, here are some from formidable people who were in attendance and Ken Ham (CEO and president of Answers in Genesis) who was not in attendance but obviously had something to say.

‘Religulous’ is Ridiculous?

From the DVD jacket:

In this new comedy… comedian and TV host Bill Maher takes a pilgrimage across the globe on a mind-opening journey into the ultimate taboo: questioning religion.  Meeting the high and low from different religions, Maher simply asks questions, like “Why is faith good?” “Why doesn’t an all-powerful God speak to us directly?” and “How can otherwise rational people believe in a talking snake?”  For anyone who’s even a little spiritually curious, this divine entertainment will deepen your faith…in comedy!

Let’s just say that even from the jacket, it is obvious that there are quite a disparity of opinions being expressed in this “documentary” that comes in the spirit of a Michael Moore film.  Bill Maher has quite the abrasive personality that is also darkly engaging.  This seems to be at least at some level a personal journey for him.  The film starts with a conversation with his mother and is salted with his own experiences in being 50% Catholic and 50% Christian.

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