Re: Answers in Genesis

Steven Schimmrich (
Fri, 20 Mar 1998 11:33:46 -0500

At 03:05 PM 3/17/98 -0800, Adrian Teo wrote:
>Hello all,
>Remember the list of objections to evolution that I posted from a guy
>called Andrew?
>Turns out the he gets most of his material from the people in Answers in
>Genesis. Their web page is:
>Does anybody know any of these guys and their credentials?

I've seen their presentation a couple of years ago (Ken Ham and Gary
They're typical YECs who teach a literal 7-day creation 6,000 years ago,
vegetarian dinosaurs before the fall, vapor canopies and global floods,
dinosaurs on Noah's ark (Ham likes dinos and I wrote a short critique of
one of his pamphlets on the SCICHR web page). I thought their arguments
were of very poor quality (lots of anecdotal stories, claims of coverups
and dishonesty among scientists, etc). Parker claims to have a PhD in
biology but I think it's in education (ie not a degree that involved doing
biological research). I don't think anyone in the organization really has
credentials in science (unlike the ICR which does have a couple of
legitimate PhDs).

- Steve.

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