Dracil’s BlogJournal

April 29, 2008

Even Creationists think Expelled is bad

First read about this over at The Dawn Treader.  Apparently, Hugh Ross‘s Reasons to Believe has the following to say about Expelled.

In Reasons To Believe’s interaction with professional scientists, scientific institutions, universities, and publishers of scientific journals we have encountered no significant evidence of censorship, blackballing, or disrespect. As we have persisted in publicly presenting our testable creation model in the context of the scientific method, we have witnessed an increasing openness on the part of unbelieving scientists to offer their honest and respectful critique.

Our main concern about EXPELLED is that it paints a distorted picture. It certainly doesn’t match our experience. Sadly, it may do more to alienate than to engage the scientific community, and that can only harm our mission.

Even though my own crevo position differs from RTB (they believe in progressive creationism), I must say my respect for Hugh Ross and RTB has greatly increased.

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1 Comment »

  1. This is no surprise coming from Hugh Ross, who holds to a progressive creationist (Day-Age) view of Genesis that has been thoroughly refuted by Dr. Jonathan Sarfati in his book “Refuting Compromise” Hugh Ross may call himself a creationist, but his position is neither compatible with the Bible (Genesis) nor science from the standpoint of most biblical creationists.

    Comment by Ray — November 21, 2008 @ 10:15 pm


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