Weekly Weird Religious News

So today I’m turning in a slightly different direction and am posting a few highlights from some of the truly whacky and utterly bizarre bits of religiously motivated news items that have happened in the past week. You might think that I would need to widen the span of time to say a year to find such items, … Read more

Daft Claim: The Bible trumps Science

Young earth creationist Ken Ham, the chap who is famous for spending over £100 million to build a life-sized replica of Noah’s ark, is on twitter. If you tap into his feed then you will discover that while you will not be informed, you will at times be entertained by his quirky eccentric tweets. He believes some rather … Read more

Exactly how crazy is the Genesis creation myth?

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

Answers in Genesis on 1st April – Ancient non-Stick Frying Pan discovered

Ken Ham, of Answers in Genesis, the folks who assert that not just planet Earth, but the entire universe is 6,000 years old, wrote a blog posting on 1st April all about the discovery of ancient non-stick frying pans. He wrote … With the construction quickly progressing at the Ark Encounter site in Northern Kentucky, … Read more

Weird Claim of the week: “There is hope for Atheists”

Ken Ham, the chap who runs the Creation Museum, is I must admit a truly entertaining individual and does appear to be rather gifted at coming out with some truly weird stuff at times. His foundational thing is that not just planet earth, but the entire universe is only 6,000 years old and so apparently … Read more

Noah’s Ark Theme Park is Eligible for Up To $18 Million in Tax Incentives

Is this really true, has the State of Kentucky rolled over suddenly and now supports the idea giving $18 million to an anti-science religious nut who is building a life-sized replica of Noahs Ark? The previous democratic governor of Kentucky, Steve Besmear, is gone and has now been replaced by a Republican, Matt Bevin, a deeply religious guy, … Read more