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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...

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...

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...

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...

Interpreting the Ark’s Apocalypse: Responding to Praise from Answers in Genesis

by Emma 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 her PhD from...