In 2009, the outspoken atheist Penn Jillette effusively praised a Christian businessman for giving him a Bible and proclaiming that salvation comes only through faith in Jesus Christ.
While Jillette, known for his magic act as half of the team Penn & Teller, didn’t accept the invitation to become a Christian, his assessment of religious believers who don’t “proselytize” caught the attention of Christian filmmaker Ray Comfort.
After all these years, Comfort now knows the identity of the businessman, and he reveals it in his upcoming film, “The Fool: Never Fear Looking Foolish Again.”
Jillette, an actor, TV personality, activist and author of the New York Times bestseller “God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales,” said in 2009 the businessman was “really kind and nice and sane and looked