Theology

Sometimes, in evangelical circles where young-earth creationism is the dominant view, “believing in” evolution is seen as a theological handicap. Those who accept the overwhelming evidence from virtually every field of science just might experience the following none-too-subtle patronism from our YEC brethren: “I think you can (lots of emphasis…

Yesterday, I posted a photo of Answers in Genesis-U.S. founder and president Ken Ham, one of the most prominent and “successful” young-earth creationists in the country. The photo was later reposted on the blog of Dr. James F. McGrath, a friend and supporter who shares GOE’s mission of showing that…

There are denominational differences among Christians regarding their stances on evolution. Romans Catholics, for example, tend to be more supportive than, say, Pentecostals. Another denomination that more than a few people may generally consider to be hostile to the scientific consensus on human origins is the Baptists. It’s not uncommon,…

This is the first in an occasional series, “Dude, Where Are All the Dinosaurs?” The feature is designed to address why the Bible, particularly the Old Testament, does not mention dinosaurs even though — under the young-earth creationism view — these creatures survived the Great Flood on Noah’s ark and…