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A Belated Father’s Day Tribute, or Dad v. The Young Earth Creationists

by William Trollinger William Trollinger, Sr.’s Geologic Timetable William Trollinger, Sr. was a Denver-based petroleum geologist. He died in 2002. While I wish he were still around, I confess that I am glad he did not have to see the openings of the Creation...

Science and Religion: The Casualties of an Unnecessary War

by Frederick W. Schmidt “Justus_Sustermans_-_Portrait_of_Galileo_Galilei,_1636” by VLN Physics 12 licensed under CC BY 2.0  The Reverend Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr. holds the Rueben P. Job Chair in Spiritual Formation at Garrett-Evangelical Theological...

White Supremacists, Fundamentalists, and the Ideology of Separation

by William Trollinger “Earth 2 – from Apollo 12” by Marc Van Nordenis licensed under CC BY 2.0 Once you “other” someone, then you can do anything to them. Rebecca Solnit is a wonderful writer, not just because she is masterful with words (and here I...

The Anti-Creationist Conspiracy?

by Susan Trollinger and William Trollinger As we indicated in our last post, Sue gave our second of four presentations at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton, Ohio last Sunday. In the session, she talked about creation science and, in particular, the kinds of...

Ken Ham, White Evangelicals, and Fighting Racism

by William Trollinger “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking at an AFL-CIO event” by Kheel Center At Answers in Genesis (AiG) Ken Ham has put up a post entitled “Martin Luther King Jr. Day: The Gospel is the Answer to Racism.” In this post Ham asserts that...