Meet William James Herath. He is an author and blogger who has been called “a nutjob fundamental Christian who hates science.”
One of my favorite arguments to present in opposition to the young-earth view is the issue of distant starlight, often called the “starlight problem.”
A central component of the worldview taught by young-earth creationism proponents like Ken Ham is the idea that physical death (for humans and animals), pain and suffering of all kinds did not exist in the world before Adam and Eve’s sin.
In recent months, it seems as though Ken Ham is focusing more than usual on responding to critics — all of whom are Christians, as far as I know — who suggest his organization’s obsession with a particular view of the first 11 chapters of Genesis is detrimental to the…