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John Hagee and the Evolving Basis for Christian Zionism

by Daniel G. Hummel Daniel G. Hummel works at Upper House, a Christian study center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is an honorary research fellow at UW-Madison. He is the author of Covenant Brothers: Evangelicals, Jews, and U.S.-Israeli...

Teaching the Bible in Public Schools: A Bad Idea . . . for Conservatives

by Rodney Kennedy Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. The pastor of 7 Southern Baptist churches over the course of 20 years, he pastored the First Baptist Church of Dayton (OH)...

Ken Ham, White Evangelicals, and Fighting Racism

by William Trollinger “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking at an AFL-CIO event” by Kheel Center At Answers in Genesis (AiG) Ken Ham has put up a post entitled “Martin Luther King Jr. Day: The Gospel is the Answer to Racism.” In this post Ham asserts that...

Why the Bible is Not Nearly Enough for Creationists

by Susan Trollinger and William Trollinger In his article, “Geocentrism and Creation,”  Answers in Genesis (AiG) resident astronomer Danny Faulkner laments that “while geocentrists are well intended, their presence among [young Earth] creationists produces...

The Wannabe Popes of Creationism Are on Shaky Ground

by William Trollinger For Answers in Genesis (AiG), the Bible is without error, and factually accurate in all things, including matters of science and history. Moreover, the Bible is perspicuous, easily understood by readers in all times and places. As a result, the...

Life in the Bible Nation

by William Trollinger Tuesday was Hobby Lobby day here at the University of Dayton. And no, that does not mean the campus turned into a gigantic craft show. Candida Moss (Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology at the University of Birmingham) and Joel Baden (Professor...