Frank Zindler

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Frank Zindler (born 1939) is a prominent American atheist who served as interim president of the atheist organization American Atheists in 2008.[1] He was former professor of biology and geology, and Chairman, Division of Science, Nursing, & Technology, at Fulton-Montgomery Community College of the State University of New York.[2] He is both editor of American Atheist Magazine and Director of American Atheists Press.[3] In the spring of 2011, he published a multi-volume anthology of his short essays and other works.[4][2]


Zindler is an outspoken opponent of Creationism and has participated in several Evolution v. Creation debates. He also had a famous debate with philosopher and theologian William Lane Craig at Willow Creek Community Church, South Barrington, IL on June 27, 1993.[5]

Selected bibliography[edit]

Zindler has authored, co-authored or edited several texts on atheism:[6]

  • Zindler, Frank R. (1991). Dial an Atheist: Greatest Hits from Ohio. American Atheist Press. ISBN 9781578849505. 
  • Paine, Thomas (1993). Zindler, Frank, ed. The Age of Reason. American Atheist Press. ISBN 9780910309707. 
  • Ingersol, Robert G.; Zindler, Frank R. (1997). A Few Reasons for doubting the Inspiration of the Bible. American Atheist Press. ISBN 9781578849505. 
  • Drews, Arthur; Zindler, Frank R. (1997). The Legend of Saint Peter: A Contribution of Mythology to Christianity. American Atheist Press. ISBN 9781578849512. 
  • Zindler, Frank R. (2003). The Jesus the Jews Never Knew. American Atheist Press. ISBN 9781578849161. 
  • Zindler, Frank R.; Price, Robert M. (2013). Bart Ehrman and the Quest of the Historical Jesus of Nazareth. American Atheist Press. ISBN 9781578840199. 


  1. ^ American Atheists. "American Atheists". American Atheists. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Frank R. Zindler (Biographical Information)". The Secular Web. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Biography at World of Reason
  4. ^ Biography at Secular Student Alliance
  5. ^ "Atheism vs. Christianity: Where Does the Evidence Point?". PhilVaz. Retrieved 18 July 2012. [unreliable source?]
  6. ^ "Frank R. Zindler". Bookfinder. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 

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