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A New Museum: Competition in the Land of Young Earth Creationism

by William Trollinger  Screenshot from David Rives Ministries. Last Friday a reporter visited my office to interview me about the KKK in 1920s Ohio. He came here  having just visited Ark Encounter, and so I naturally asked him for his impression of Ken Ham’s...

Learning About Abortion at VBS

by Brian Kaylor and Beau Underwood  Editor’s Note: Rev. Brian Kaylor is editor and president of Word&Way – which we strongly urge you to support – as well as the host of the podcast, Baptist Without an Adjective.  Today’s post appeared originally at...

At a popular evangelical tourist site, the Ark Encounter, the image of a ‘wrathful God’ appeals to millions

By Susan Trollinger and William Trollinger We at RightingAmerica are pleased to share below our article on Ark Encounter, which appears today over at The Conversation. Many thanks to the editors at The Conversation for their permission to re=post our work here! A...

Six Years Later, A Creationist Theme Park Is Not Paying Off For Kentucky

by Rob Boston, Senior Adviser for Americans United and Editor, Church & State Exterior of Ark Encounter. Image by Susan L. Trollinger (March 15, 2022). Editor’s Note: Today we share an article that appeared earlier this week at Americans United for...

Ark Encounter: Not Sinking, but Not Close to Living Up to Projections

by William Trollinger Exterior of Ark Encounter. Image by Susan L. Trollinger (March 15, 2022). A few weeks ago – during our spring break at the University of Dayton – we visited Ark Encounter. It was our ninth or tenth visit since the Ark opened in July, 2016. In...