Oprah Draws Ire of Atheists for Telling Swimmer Diana Nyad She’s Not an Atheist Because She Believes in ‘Awe’ and ‘Wonder’

From the Christian Post:

Billionaire media mogul Oprah Winfrey has drawn the ire of unbelievers online for telling atheist swimmer Diana Nyad that if she believes in “awe” and “wonder” she wouldn’t call her an atheist.

Nyad, 64, who made history last month by becoming the first person to swim 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, declared in a conversation with Winfrey on Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Super Soul Sunday” program that she is an atheist and “a person who is deeply in awe.”

Oprah, however found it difficult to reconcile Nyad’s position.

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