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Living on the Margins: An Introduction to Evolvingcertainties.com

by Terry Defoe Pastor Terry Defoe is an emeritus member of the clergy who served congregations in Western Canada from 1982 to 2016, and who ministered to students on the campuses of the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. He is the author of...

Between the Progressives and the Fundamentalist Young Earth Creationists: How to Understand the Story of Noah and the Flood

by Rodney Kennedy  Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. He pastored the First Baptist Church of Dayton (OH) – which is an American Baptist Church – for 13 years, after which...

Ken Ham’s Creation Story Meets Biblical Scholarship

by Rodney Kennedy Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. He pastored the First Baptist Church of Dayton (OH) – which is an American Baptist Church – for 13 years, after which he...

Like father, like son: Jeffrey Dahmer’s claims about evolution in light of Lionel Dahmer’s creationism

by Glenn Branch Glenn Branch is deputy director of the National Center for Science Education, a nonprofit organization that defends the integrity of American science education against ideological interference. He is the author of numerous articles on evolution...

Before he was House speaker, Mike Johnson represented a creationist museum in court. Here’s what that episode reveals about his politics.

by William Trollinger Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared at The Conversation. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson takes questions from reporters at the Capitol in Washington on Nov. 14, 2023. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Speaker of the House Mike...

Pot Calling the Kettle Black: Ken Ham Attacks “Secular Media” for Its Lies

by William Trollinger Newly elected Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (right) with Ken Ham (left). Image via Answers in Genesis. Ken Ham has to be thrilled.  Mike Johnson – young Earth creationist, anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion extremist, and election denier – is...