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Cosmos, Answers in Genesis, and Science as Conspiracy Theory

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Science
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

I am dismayed by the request by Answers in Genesis for equal time in Cosmos for creationist viewpoints. Answers in Genesis is dedicated to a literal young-Earth creationism that declares that the Earth was created in six 24-hour days around 6,000 years ago.

Ken Ham Is Thrilled At One Outcome Of The Bill Nye Debate

Posted 02.28.2014 | Religion

Well, we didn't see this one coming. A widely-publicized television debate on creationism and evolution between Creation Museum founder Ken Ham and...

Three Reasons Why Evolution Will Never Convince a Creationist

Jennifer G. Bird | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion
Jennifer G. Bird

To be honest, I think that we need to have a very different kind of a conversation about "origins" than what was had Tuesday night. I think that the entire conversation needs to be focused on what the Bible is and is not.

Science Versus Bible: To Debate or Not to Debate?

Herb Silverman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion
Herb Silverman

Many atheists, myself included, have been overly optimistic that a rational argument will be sufficient to change minds. I now think the best we can do is make good points in a reasonable and pleasant manner.

Do Fish Sin? Bill Nye debates Ken Ham

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 04.06.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Nye, not a theologian, again got the point across when he noted that millions of Christians, and other people of faith, do not agree with Ham, do not deny evolution and do not see evolution as somehow opposed to God.

Controversy Erupts Over Creationism Debate

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Science

Update (02/04/2014 6:40 pm EST): The debate has started. To follow, scroll down for live updates and/or just click here to watch the debate live on Hu...

Creationism Versus Evolutionism: When Will This Debate Ever End?

Steve McSwain | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

The story of Genesis, is the story of the creation of humanity and community and a new humanity and community, respectively. When you get this, my friend, every Adam and Eve you meet, which is to say, every person you meet, will be a member of your extended human family... your human community.

Bill Nye Signs On for Science Smackdown at Creation Museum

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.04.2014 | Science
Roadtrippers

Those of you looking for some entertainment next month might do well to know that Bill Nye (The Science Guy) has agreed to a debate at Kentucky's controversial Creation Museum. Better bring some popcorn.

Lightning Strikes Creation Museum

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.22.2013 | Weird News

Was it an act of God or just plain bad luck? Lightning struck Kentucky's Creation Museum Wednesday and left one staffer injured. Around 1:20 p.m. ...

LISTEN: Crazy Claim About Dinosaurs In The Bible

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.06.2013 | Religion

No dinosaurs described in the Bible? No problem, according to creationism proponent Ken Ham, who recently argued that despite popular opinion, dinosau...

You'll Never Guess What's New At The Creation Museum

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts

Reports surfaced today of a vast, secular outdoor complex in the works at Kentucky's controversial Creation Museum. The network of 20 zip lines an...

Noah's Ark Theme Park Runs Into Tricky Questions

Reuters | Mary Wisniewski | Posted 07.31.2013 | Religion

By Mary Wisniewski HEBRON, Kentucky (Reuters) - The Biblical account of Noah and his Ark poses a lot of questions, even for believers l...

The Republican Party's Anger Mismanagement

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Policy-wise, the GOP is an entity that literally lacks any new ideas, has no interest in governing and has rejected all of its own policy positions from as recently as early 2008.

Evolution Time for the Creation Museum

Lester & Charlie | Posted 05.07.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Sounds to us like the Creation Museum is the perfect mecca for both Bible thumpers and potheads! That's why we were shocked to learn that this major, multimillion-dollar facility has suddenly found itself taking a crash course in survival of the fittest.

Outgoing Pope Benedict Was A Friend Of Science

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 04.19.2013 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

An underappreciated achievement of Pope Benedict has been his consistent support for science. Benedict was a quiet and powerful voice calling for Christians to embrace science.

Evolution Weekend vs. An$wer$ In Gene$i$: Follow The Money

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Given all of the T-shirts, bumper stickers and related paraphernalia that sponsors were hawking, "Question Evolution Day" might well have been a boon to the economy, but there was no evidence that it promoted meaningful dialogue.

Creationists Drive Young People Out Of The Church

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 01.18.2012 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

In the name of protecting Christianity from a secularism perceived as corrosive to the faith, the creationists are unwittingly driving the best and brightest evangelicals out of the church.

Andrew Burmon

WATCH: Under The Apple Tree: Hunting For Eden Around The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.12.2011 | Travel

In Pararadise Lust: Searching For The Garden of Eden, Brook Wilensky-Lanford documents the journeys of a few of the metaphysical explorers who tried a...

Museum To Feature Treasure Trove Of Biblical Artifacts

Posted 06.01.2011 | Religion

By Cathy Lynn Grossman USA Today WASHINGTON (RNS) A new multimillion-dollar, high-tech, interactive museum of the Bible was announced Thursday amid 1...

A Christian Stands Alone At The Creation Museum

Rev. Jonathan Weyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jonathan Weyer

My problem wasn't that I had become overly critical of other Christians. My issue had become that my pride had taken over against both Christians and atheists.

Man Behind Creationism Theme Park Banned From Convention

The Lexington Herald-Leader | Linda B. Blackford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ken Ham, the man behind the Creation Museum and the future Ark Encounter amusement park, has been disinvited from a homeschool convention in Cincinnat...

Raiding The Creation Museum With Peaceful Pirate Atheists

Rev. Jonathan Weyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jonathan Weyer

I can't excuse Christians giving fearful looks, whispering to their children about disruptive atheists, or avoiding atheists like the plague.

An Ordained Minister Visits The Creation Museum With Atheists

Rev. Jonathan Weyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jonathan Weyer

In going to the Creation Museum, I would be visiting a place where I not only disagree theologically with people but also with their entire culture war mentality.

Two Men Denied Admission To Creation Museum Event

WLKY Louisville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

PETERSBURG, Ky. -- A progressive blogger and another man who tried to go to a special event at Kentucky's Creation Museum said they were denied admiss...

On Kentucky's Christmas List: Noah's Ark

Lee Jefferson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lee Jefferson

At the beginning of the month, a news story went viral regarding the state of Kentucky. It concerned the governor granting $25 million in tax credits to a group constructing a Bible theme park that will include a replica of Noah's Ark.