As you know, Herman Cummings describes himself as “the leading expert on the book of Genesis.” He’s the author (using the pen-name “Ephriam”) of Moses Didn’t Write About Creation! We’ve been writing for quite some time about Herman’s struggle to have his vision recognized, and it seemed that he had run out of potential debate opponents. Everyone had refused to even consider his arguments.
Then, a few weeks ago, Herman published again and surprised us by the scope of his intended audience. We named our last post The Ultimate Challenge. We chose that title because our post was about Herman’s ”Indigenous Galactic Network Challenge” to the Local Group — the modestly named cluster of about 30 galaxies which includes our own.
We were fairly certain that we wouldn’t live long enough to learn of a response from within this galaxy; and even the sun wouldn’t live long enough for responses from our neighboring galaxies — so we thought we had seen the last of Herman’s challenges. But we were wrong. Herman has now outdone himself. The challenge about which we wrote in our last post wasn’t the ultimate. In retrospect, it should have been titled “The Penultimate Challenge.”
For his latest message, Herman has found another website to function as his host. This one is named ThyBlackMan, which says this in their About Us page:
This blog was created to unite black men and remind us of our brotherhood and value as men in this society. This blog is for all black men, regardless of your vocation in life.
Herman’s latest is The Truth of Genesis: A Challenge to the Pope! Don’t be misled by the title — this is meant for a far wider audience than the Pope in Rome. Herman’s essay begins by recounting some of his earlier challenges — to creationists (all types), to evolutionists, to La Sierra University, and to the Jews. Everyone ignored him. Well, there was this:
I got one response…, from a rabbi who said to “take me off your mailing list”.
Then Herman pauses to reflect on how things have been going. The bold font was added by us:
So, who is there left to challenge? I’ve already written the White House, Congress, US Dept. of Education, every state Governor, state legislature, and state boards of education, along with state science education organizations. Let’s not forget the colleges, universities, seminaries, various local school boards, high schools, middle schools, churches, synagogues,…and the list goes on.
Indeed, who else was there? A lesser man would be discouraged and might even give up, but not Herman. Let’s read on:
So, now leaving the region of our “network of galaxies”, I offer this Universal Challenge!! The word “Catholic”, basically means universal. So it’s only fitting that the Vatican (the Pope) should be the object of this challenge.
What follows is Herman’s usual challenge to learn the truth of Genesis, as only he knows it, about which we’ve written before — but this time it’s addressed (via the Pope) to the entire universe!
With ThyBlackMan as his new internet platform, and his challenge having been issued to the largest possible audience, we should at last see some action. Herman can no longer be ignored!
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