For some, the worldwide flood described within the book of Genesis is an accurate description of an actual historical worldwide event. Answers in Genesis, a young-earth creationist group that promotes the claim that both planet earth and also the entire universe is just 6,000 years old, explains it as follows … The Flood of Noah’s … Read more Did Noah’s worldwide flood really happen?
Intelligent Design is the idea that life as we know it was designed and that evolution is a myth. It is essentially creationism dressed up to sound sciency and so the claim is presented without all the religious terminology. This topic has popped up because the Discovery Institute, the primary promoters of the idea, have … Read more Is Intelligent Design scientific?
Since yesterday was an “Ark Special” posting all about the latest antics at the Answer in Genesis Ark Encounter, it is perhaps appropriate to follow that up with an update on who might take a belief in a 6,000 year old earth seriously. Gallup Data – May 2017 The latest polling data reveals the following … Read more Support for Creationism is declining
Did you know that #ArkEncounter is a life sized replica of Noah’s Ark? This edifice is quite literally a monument that has been erected to both celebrate and promote complete and utter stupidity. The name of the organisation behind the project, Answers in Genesis, is perhaps one that gives you a not so subtle clue regarding their stance. … Read more Noah’s Ark in Kentucky waiting for a miracle – #ArkEncounter
Is the Genesis creation myth a metaphorical or poetical story that works at some level, or is it completely are utterly crazy because it is just too out of step with our modern understanding? If you read the text then you will discover a few rather surprising claims, for example … 14. And God said, Let there … Read more Exactly how crazy is the Genesis creation myth?
It is perhaps common within some non-religious circles to roll with the idea that Jesus was just a myth and never existed, however I do have serious doubts about that, so I’m putting my thoughts down to see what others might think. It is a fringe idea As a bit of context, about 99.99% of biblical … Read more Is Jesus a myth or did he really exist?