Meet William James Herath. He is an author and blogger who has been called “a nutjob fundamental Christian who hates science.”
Answers in Genesis
A frustratingly common YEC tactic to criticize Christians’ acceptance of evolution is to say, “Darwin was an atheist, or [insert prominent biologist’s name here] is an atheist, therefore evolution is inherently an atheistic enterprise.”
A few weeks ago, we published a series of comics by to the ever-talented David MacMillan, which took us on a journey through the as-of-yet-only-hypothetical(-and-please-Lord-let-it-stay-that-way) second round of the infamous “debate” between Ken Ham and Bill Nye in 2014.
I don’t follow Ken Ham and his collection of Answers in Genesis blogs very much, but I do like to keep an eye on the Creation Ministries International (CMI) website.
As you may have heard, His Hamminess Ken Ham, pope of the young-earth creationist church, hosted a little-publicized back-and-forth with Bill Nye the Science Guy back in February 2014.
I recently received a scan of one of Answers in Genesis’ newsletters that contained the cartoon above, and I couldn’t resist the urge to fix it for them.
Only in America would we accept from a rodent that which we reject from the world’s top climatologists.
As you may have heard, a GOP-affiliated and Bush-appointed federal judge ruled yesterday that a super-important part of the First Amendment is to guarantee tax breaks for religious theme parks with insanely discriminatory hiring practices.
Today’s testimony comes from Mario Russo, an awesome guy whose story offers a lot of encouragement about the power of biblical study, a determination to seek the truth and the Holy Spirit to change even the most adamant anti-evolutionists. Mario’s essay was first published on BioLogos.org.
There were signs of distress, early on. First, there was the loss of longtime Disco Tute “fellow” William Dembski, who is best-known for proposing the scientific sounding but actually useless concept of “specified complexity.”