Bible of Pastafarianism usually makes reference to the only sacred text for the Pastafarians, a book written by Bobby Henderson with the intention of further developing the Pastafarian beliefs exposed in his open letter to the Kansas State Board of Education, which sought to parody the claims of the defenders of the intelligent design hypothesis, whose teaching was about to be included in the educational curriculum of that state.
The text, satirically adopted by the movement as sacred scriptures, was published with the title of The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. The book tells the existence of the Monster, showing the evidence of that existence and the Eight Commandments. However, there is another sacred text, the Loose Canon, which recounts the history of Pastafarianism and includes letters from its main followers.
The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is the text written by Bobby Henderson which includes a cosmogonic myth depicting the creation of the world, the evidence that proves the existence of the Monster, the Pastafarian holidays, and the Eight Commandments, which are the Pastafarian precepts bequeathed to Captain Mosey by the Monster itself.
The Loose Canon
But The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is not the only Pastafarian sacred book, as the so-called Loose Canon, a very important collection of words, also figures as such.
The text was created at the initiative of a Pastafarian member of the Venganza forums, known under the pseudonym Solipsy, who announced his intention of collecting texts from many Pastafarian colleagues, to compile them in a single book that in its essence would resemble the Christian Bible. The project was announced by Solipsy in September 2005, before Henderson received his advance payment for The Gospel, but it was completed in 2010.