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What started as a response to teaching intelligent design in public schools has become an online church community of Pastafarians. The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (venganza.org), a spoof on religious fundamentalism, is complete with a gospel (published by Villard) and evangelism through T-shirts, car emblems, and a MySpace.com page. In his "Open Letter to the Kansas School Board," Bobby Henderson, the church's founder and "prophet," asks that all creation theories be taught in schools, including the theory that the universe was created by the Flying Spaghetti Monster. Henderson, a physics major, says he has scientific "proof" for his creation theory, making it equal to the more commonly known theories of intelligent design and evolution.
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Title Annotation:catholic tastes
Author:Sweas, Megan
Publication:U.S. Catholic
Date:Aug 1, 2007
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