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Anti-Vaxxers and Answers in Genesis

by William Trollinger (with Susan Trollinger) “They are concerned about a virus that doesn’t kill very many people at all.” – Georgia Purdom, Answers in Genesis (AiG)“They are trying to manipulate me into getting a vaccine that I don’t believe in and don’t see any...

BioLogos, Answers in Genesis, and Two Wildly Different Evangelical Responses to the Pandemic

by William Trollinger In the Age of Trump it is very easy to imagine that white evangelicalism is a monolith. But when it comes to science, in general, and the pandemic, in particular, it turns out that it is not. In 2007 Francis Collins – who then was director of the...

Talking Young Earth Creationism with Historians

by William Trollinger Well, that was fun! At yesterday’s American Society of Church History session here in Washington on “Christianity in 20th Century American Politics” – which was ably and energetically chaired by Rebecca Koerselman (Northwestern College) – our...