A major creationist organization has posted billboards in New York City and San Francisco with the purpose of engaging atheists, with more to come this month.
Answers in Genesis announced Monday the posting of three billboards in the San Francisco Bay area and a "digital spectacular" sign at Times Square.
Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, told The Christian Post that the decision to post the billboards came in response to atheist groups in the past erecting billboards. more >>
A university in Indiana has sent a letter to a Washington state-based intelligent design group stating that it will be reviewing certain courses that are allegedly anti-religious in nature.
Ball State University sent the letter to the Discovery Institute of Seattle in response to a letter sent last month by the group protesting the university's stance on intelligent design and the content of certain courses.
Jo Ann Gora, president of Ball State, wrote on Monday that the Discovery Institute's arguments against the university's stance against intelligent design will not be changed and that the courses they took issue with are being investigated. more >>
A Christian academic institute based in South Carolina is hosting an apologetics conference that will feature Christian writers Eric Metaxas, Lee Strobel and Josh McDowell.
The annual Truth for a New Generation, presented by Alex McFarland and North Greenville University, is a two-day apologetics conference being held at Northside Baptist Church in Charlotte, N.C.
Exhibitors for the conference checked in on Thursday and sessions at the conference began Friday and will continue through Saturday evening. more >>
TV host Bill Maher called religion "the enemy of science" in a recent broadcast of his "Real Time" show, on which popular scientist Bill Nye argued that Creationism should not be taught in textbooks. Both men were criticized by Creation Museum President Ken Ham for "attacking" Christianity.
"Innovation is what's going to make United States' economy grow. And in order to have innovation, you need to have scientifically literate students graduating from all kinds of schools," Nye said during his appearance on Maher's show.
"But then you have this situation in Texas, where people want to have Creationism in text books," he continued. "I don't have any big deal about somebody's religion, but if you claim that the Earth is 10,000 years old, that's just wrong." more >>
A Christian school that was criticized earlier this year for teaching creationism has closed due to a lack of funds.
Blue Ridge Christian Academy (BRCA) in South Carolina gained national attention in May after a photo of one of their creationist tests went viral. One of the test's questions asked students to state whether it was true or false that the earth was billions of years old. The correct choice was false.
Another asked, "On what day did God make dinosaurs?" The right answer was the "sixth day." more >>
A Seattle, Wash.-based group that advocates for intelligent design has sent a letter of protest to an Indiana public academic institute over a course that is allegedly biased toward atheism.
The Discovery Institute sent the letter to Ball State University President Jo Ann Gora on Tuesday regarding a course known as "Dangerous Ideas," an honors 390 seminar.
The institute frames their complaint under the recent Ball State decision to bar professor Eric Hedin's course "The Boundaries of Science," which was accused of being biased in favor of intelligent design. more >>