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Answers in Genesis finances, more lame responses from Taylor University administrators

by William Trollinger Screenshot of the 990 Form from 2020 for Answers in Genesis, via ProPublica Below are two links you may very well find interesting, if you are interested in how Answers in Genesis (AiG) conducts itself financially, and how Taylor University...

Banning Books to Protect Fragile White Students

by William Trollinger Photograph from the 1930 Lynching in Marion, Indiana. White fragility is really a thing. When pressed, Taylor University’s provost, Jewerl Maxwell, explained to writing professor Julie Moore that the specific reason she was being fired had to do...

Fragile White Evangelicals: Taylor University and the Firing of Julie Moore

by William Trollinger Entry to Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. Image via Star 106.9. As one who taught for eight years at a “moderate” evangelical university, I speak from personal experience when I say that the gap between so-called moderate evangelical schools...

The Best of RightingAmerica, 2016-2021

by William Trollinger Exterior of Ark Encounter. Photo credit: Susan L. Trollinger, 2018 The rightingamerica website first appeared in April of 2016. In the 5 ¾ years since then, we have published 465 blog posts (many or most are more accurately described as short...

Science and Cedarville: A Review of RightingAmerica in 2020

The last year marked a number of milestones for RightingAmerica.net! In addition to celebrating our fourth year of blogging, we welcomed 8 new contributing writers to our site, surpassed 192,000 page views, and reached our highest number of visitors ever in...

Rape, Sexual Harassment, and More: The Cedarville Stories are Multiplying

by William Trollinger Thomas White, president of Cedarville University with Founders Hall in the background on May 6, 2014. (Columbus Dispatch photo by Tom Dodge) Here is the short version of the Cedarville scandal. (For the full version, see here, here, and here.)...