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American Atheist 
A Journal of Atheist News and Thought

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The Book of Vernon
    Jackie Johnson
    The Director of the Male Bovine
    Feces Institute in Cowpaddy,
    Kansas, delivers a revelation
    regarding the Vernon who
    became David Koresh

Separation of Church and
State: A rebuttal

    Wayne Aiken
    The American Atheists Director
    for North Carolina debunks
    bogus sayings of the Founding
    Fathers, created by Christian-
    Nation revisionists to attack
    the “Wall of Separation, ” that
    were trotted out when the
    Charlotte City Council heard
    testimony on a proposal to dis-
    play the Ten Commandments.

Letters to the Editor

In her cover design, Ontario artist Dubravka Lisak recreates a poster design for the movie version of H. G. Wells’ The War of The Worlds

Editor’s Desk
    Frank R. Zindler

H. G. Wells, Atheist: The Battle
For the War of the Worlds
    Matthew Bin
    How an Atheist book became
    religious propaganda on the
    movie screen.

Titanic: Remembered,

    Conrad F. Goeringer
    The religious and social
    repercussions of the demise of
    the “ship not even God could

Irish, Nazis, Threes, and Me
    Tony Pasquarello
    Another Installment from
    The Altar Boy Chronicles

Blind Faith, Part II
    Frank R. Zindler
    A leaflet pushed by Christian
    college professors who confuse
    students for Christ is exposed
    as the product of deception and

Book Review
    Atheist philosopher Doug
    Krueger subjects Ravi
    Zacharias’ A Shattered Visage:
    The Real Face of Atheism to a
    withering critique.

Volume 36, No. 2 Spring 1998