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When the Juice is Not Worth the Squeeze: Distinguishing between Productive and Unproductive Conversations

by Emma Frances Bloomfield Today’s post comes from our colleague Emma Frances Bloomfield, an Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who studies the intersection of science, religion, and politics from a rhetorical perspective. She received...

Talking with Climate Skeptics: How to Engage Separators, Bargainers, and Harmonizers (Part 2)

by Emma Frances Bloomfield Today’s post comes from our colleague Emma Frances Bloomfield, an Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who studies the intersection of science, religion, and politics from a rhetorical perspective. She received...

Talking with Climate Skeptics: How to Engage Separators, Bargainers, and Harmonizers (Part 1)

by Emma Frances Bloomfield Today’s post comes from our colleague Emma Frances Bloomfield, an Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who studies the intersection of science, religion, and politics from a rhetorical perspective. She received...

Creationists Deny Global Warming (or, Deny that Global Warming Matters); The Bible Tells Them So

by William Trollinger “station fire – residents evacuate briggs terrace” by Anthony Citrano is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 It sounds as if it comes straight from the Exxon public relations machine, except for the bizarre biblical twist. According to the young Earth...

Is the Creation Museum Changing Its Story?

by Patrick Thomas Last week I had the great fortune of visiting the Creation Museum for the third time.  As I’m currently on sabbatical, I was eager to visit the museum now that I finally have the time to explore some new writing projects, one of which stems from a...

Creationists Deny Global Warming (or, Deny that Global Warming Matters): Part 2

by William Trollinger “station fire – residents evacuate briggs terrace” by Anthony Citrano is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Last week Climate Central – a group of scientists and journalists that research and publicize facts about and impacts of climate change – put...