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The Murder of George Floyd, and Ken Ham’s Very Loud Silence

by William Trollinger George Floyd, who died May 25th, 2020 after a white police officer knelt on his neck for at least seven minutes. Photo from Facebook via Wikimedia Commons. So, when does silence equal racism? As everyone knows by now, on the evening of May 25, in...

Discrimination as Love: Asbury, BYU, and LGBTQ+ Students

by Rebecca Barrett-Fox Rebecca Barrett-Fox is Professor of Sociology at Arkansas State University. The author of God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, and the Religious Right (University Press of Kansas 2016), she researches and writes...

Dear Evangelicals: How Much Leviticus Do You Really Want?

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)...

Incest Used to be Ok. Gay Marriage Never Was.

William Trollinger For Righting America we were determined to read the Creation Museum as a text, taking the time to understand the messages that the museum is conveying. Toward that end, I visited the Creation Museum eight times, and Sue seven. Some aspects of the...