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Security Personnel at the Creation Museum: Rhetoric of the Persecuted Christian Right

Jules Carr-Chellman Jules Carr-Chellman is an undergraduate student of Philosophy at the University of Dayton. Raised in Northern Idaho, he is now an honors student with research interests in psychoanalytic critical theory, social philosophy, and existentialism. As a...

The Gospel According to Ken Ham: Chapter Two

by William Trollinger Screenshot from Ken Ham’s Facebook page, with a quote from the Gospel of Matthew and linking to a Fox News story. Image via Facebook. One of the distinctive ways in which fundamentalists make use of the Bible is proof-texting, i.e., pulling...

Teaching Environmental Issues in Christian School Education

by Neall Pogue Neall Pogue is an assistant professor of instruction at The University of Texas at Dallas.  His research on the relationship between the environment and white conservative evangelicals of the religious right was published in April of 2022 by Cornell...

While the Planet Burns, Ken Ham Fiddles

by William Trollinger Over the past week there have been innumerable news reports on the increasingly dramatic effects of global warming: A firefighter walks in front of a huge blaze heading towards a home in Strawn, TX. Image via The Telegraph. From NPR: “This very...

The Appallingly Bad History Taught at Fundamentalist Schools

by William Trollinger Book cover of Kathleen Wellman’s Hijacking History: How the Christian Right Teaches History and Why it Matters (Oxford University Press, 2021) If you know anything about history, this post will make you laugh and/or cry. And/or make you...

Storytelling the Bible at the Creation Museum, Ark Encounter, and the Museum of the Bible: A Review 

by William Trollinger Note: The following is taken (with slight edits) from the original version of my review, which appeared in the March 2022 issue Journal of the American Academy of Religion. Full citation information and a link to the article is included at the...