Re: Answers in Genesis

George Murphy (
Fri, 20 Mar 1998 15:43:16 -0500

Steven Schimmrich wrote:

> I've seen their presentation a couple of years ago (Ken Ham and Gary
> Parker).
> 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).
BUT - Ham, at least, is entertaining & his presentation is slick
- at least the one I saw. & that sells.

George L. Murphy