Bobby Henderson (FSM)

Bobby Henderson ( born July 18, 1980 in Roseburg, Oregon) is an American author. With his 2006 book The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, he created a parody religion that is continued with the central motif of the "Flying Spaghetti Monster" by numerous followers. The parody is aimed at Creationism Controversy in the United States, takes a scientific position in Henderson.

Henderson studied physics at Oregon State University and graduated in 2003 with the degree of Bachelor from. He wrote a satirical letter to the Kansas School Board on the theory of the flying spaghetti monster, which made him a very short time to get worldwide media attention.

His German counterpart, the political scientist and philosopher Jörg Steinhaus, who founded the First United Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster in Germany in August 2005.


  • The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, Manhattan - Verlag 2007, ISBN 978-3-442-54628-2
  • Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, Harper Collins Publishers (7 August 2006), ISBN 978-0007231607