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TV gameshow offers atheists ‘salvation’

Aylin Yazan
Posted: July 3, 2009.

Print: CNN.com

A Turkish television show is offering contestants what it claims is the “biggest prize ever” — the chance for atheists to convert to one of the world’s major religions. The show, called Penitents Compete, features a Muslim imam, a Catholic priest, a Jewish rabbi and a Buddhist monk attempting to persuade 10 atheists of the merits of their religions. Atheists who convert win a trip to a holy location, depending which religion they pick.

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posted on July 6, 2009
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This is a perfect way to “teach the controversy” Dan Dennett style, I would like to see this picked up by an American Network.

posted on July 12, 2009
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