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Creating “Models” to “Confirm” Young Earth Creationism, or, How a Pair of Tortoises Travelled from the Amazon to the Seychelles

by William Trollinger “Seychelles Giant Tortoise eating” by flicksmores is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0  Young Earth creationism has its own, unusual scientific method. Most scientists will not recognize it as a “scientific method.” Be that as it may, it...

More on Science and Religion as Casualties in an Unnecessary War

by Frederick W. Schmidt The Reverend Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr. holds the Rueben P. Job Chair in Spiritual Formation at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL, and directs the Job Institute for Spiritual Formation. He is an Episcopal Priest,...

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...

Righting and Wronging America at the Creation Museum

by William Trollinger What will happen to museums in this post-truth age? Is there a productive way in which to respond to culture war rhetoric? These were but two of the questions Sue and I were asked in response to our presentation last Wednesday on “Righting and...

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...