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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...

Ken Ham the Huckster and Inventor of a New Arithmetic, or, The Trials and Travails of Trying to Have a Letter Critical of Ark Encounter Published in the Local Newspaper

by Daniel Phelps Daniel Phelps is a retired environmental geologist for the commonwealth of Kentucky. He has also taught part-time in Kentucky’s Community College system. His work to expose the pseudoscience behind Ham’s Ark Encounter was featured in the award-winning...