I recently read this blog essay and found it very interesting and thought provoking. Hence, I want to pass it along to my readers.
Originally posted on Sanctum in Heremis:
Some autobiographical information may account for my present general apathy. Defending young earth creationism (YEC) was a major church-culture thing when I was a kid, and the typical centerpiece of apologetics ministry. I traveled to an Answers in Genesis conference with a church group when I was about eleven, and met Ken Ham there. Ham also taught adult Sunday School once in my little Baptist church. (My father, who has no particular leaning on YEC, personally found him evasive.)
My parents did their best to supply me with apologetics materials as my intellect budded. Some, for…
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