Tyler’s note: The following is the latest from GOE friend and certified next-level baller Phil Ledgerwood. Check out his blog here. This post was first published here. A week ago, I participated in a discussion over coffee with other Christians about the creation accounts in Genesis and the theory of…
God and evolution
Tyler’s note: If you are not devoted to a particular religious faith, answering that question is easy. If you are Ken Ham, answering that question is also easy, because you just tell them evolution is bad and they don’t even have to worry about it.
Meet William James Herath. He is an author and blogger who has been called “a nutjob fundamental Christian who hates science.”
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.
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.
Recently, my wife and I explored the Konza Prairie Nature Trail a few miles outside of Manhattan, Kansas. Contrary to the popular perception of the state as a flat, boring wasteland, the Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas are a delightful landscape that nearly fooled us into thinking we had been…
Today is an exciting day.
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.
We got a comment on one of our older but still popular posts yesterday that I wanted to share.