(RNS) — Its president cited the historic commitment of the public university to the critical and civil examination of ideas, no matter how controversial.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The founder of a Kentucky creationism museum will appear at an Oklahoma university, after all, after the student body president initially canceled the event over objections of female and LGBTQ students and their supporters.
(RNS) 'I have my own personal rule, which is I never, ever tell people what to believe. And I never, ever tell people they’re wrong,' says Paul M. Sutter, an astrophysicist who fields questions from the public — some of them religious — on the cosmos.
(RNS) The Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky., hasn't seen bad attendance, Ham blogged on Answers in Genesis' website, just bad press.
WASHINGTON (RNS) For some believers, a God who picks the president is a God close at hand. For skeptics, the belief can lead to catastrophic conclusions.
(RNS) Substituting the term 'people groups' for 'race' is not going to rectify the manifold injustices of a nation that was founded on the enslavement of millions of Africans.
(RNS) Fans and critics alike remember him.
(RNS) And it was like their earlier debate 'all over again but more intense at times,' according to Ken Ham, president and CEO of Answers in Genesis, the Christian apologetics ministry behind the park.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (RNS) The Ark Encounter's aim is to show that the biblical flood account is historic and the Bible is true in regard to history and science, says Answers in Genesis President and CEO Ken Ham.
As we begin 2015, here's a look back at the most read 'Faitheist' posts from last year—from whether or not atheists can be fundamentalists to why atheists shouldn't call religion a mental illness.
There are nearly as many believers and churchgoers among scientists as in the nation at large and new research finds many say science and faith can collaborate.
Big-name authors are protesting Russia’s blasphemy and anti-gay laws. More French Jews are migrating to Israel amid rising anti-Semitism. And an Aussie comic who resembles Jesus is stirring up controversy with his Come Heckle Christ show.
(RNS) The two-and-a-half-hour debate Tuesday (Feb. 4) between Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis and Bill Nye the Science Guy was a much-hyped showdown between the creationism and evolution camps. Here are some morsels.
When I first heard that Bill Nye and Ken Ham would be debating evolution and creationism at the Creation Museum, I thought it was a big mistake. But as the Nye-Ham debate set the Internet ablaze, I couldn’t help but think of one of the only people I know who has actually visited the Creation Museum.
"Why do we wear clothes? Genesis!" And six other one-liners from last night's debate between creationist Ken Ham and Bill Nye the Science Guy.
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