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And This Atheist Was a Walking Christian Tract

Further Reflections on a Day Among Atheists at the Creation Museum

In a sea of T-Shirts bearing scarlet ‘A’s and pictures of Charles Darwin, one man’s garment did not fit.  22786957

Standing in line for our tickets, I noticed him right away.  At first all I really noticed were the words “heaven” and “NOT,” and at that glance figured is was a slam against the idea of an afterlife and pearly gates in the sky somewhere over the rainbow.  Then I became quite surprised: this particular atheist sported excellent Christian theology!  Later when I saw him inside the museum noticed what was written on the back:

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this NOT from yourselves, it is the gift of God— NOT by works, so that no one can boast.

Ephesians 2:8-9

The irony was amazing!  Here I was, a Christian passing as an atheist, and I end up running into an atheist who decided to wear perfect Christian theology on his shirt.

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