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Candidate Without a Prayer: An Autobiography of a Jewish Atheist in the Bible Belt Herb Silverman

Candidate Without a Prayer: An Autobiography of a Jewish Atheist in the Bible Belt

Herb Silverman

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This is a humorous autobiography by an atheist activist and college math professor that proves it takes a sense of humor for an atheist Jew living in South Carolina to run for governor simply because the state constitution said he couldn’t.While hisMoreThis is a humorous autobiography by an atheist activist and college math professor that proves it takes a sense of humor for an atheist Jew living in South Carolina to run for governor simply because the state constitution said he couldn’t.While his bid for governor failed, Silverman continued to challenge the law by applying to be a notary public—a legal battle that lasted six years and led to his notoriety growing from Charleston’s ”most famous atheist” to South Carolina’s “most famous atheist.” His exposure included a televised gubernatorial debate with two other candidates. “A year later there was one objective measure for determining the winner,” Silverman notes about his performance. “Of the three candidates in the debate, I was the only one not in prison.”