GORDON: Brothers and sisters, we are gathered together today in the eyes of…
well, nothing. Today’s discussion will cover the growing number of atheist churches in the West.
EVAN: That may seem like a ludicrous concept to any and all of you, so I think before the two of us really begin discussing this movement that originated in the UK [of course] I think it would be good for us to share what our first impressions were of that term.
So, Gordon, what did you imagine an atheist church was, or would be like?
GORDON: Well, my immediate reaction to the concept was that it’d all be some kind of satire, like Pastafarianism, though the more I thought about how one would actually function, the more I kept returning to some kind of a cross between a support group and a study group.