Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern, scientific era?
That was the topic of last night’s controversial debate between leading creation apologist and bestselling Christian author Ken Ham and Emmy Award-winning science educator and CEO of the Planetary Society Bill Nye at the Creation Museum.
Here’s the Youtube Video of the entire debate:
There’s a great article here that summarizes the debate if you don’t have the time or desire to watch the entire two and a half hour presentation:
Here are a couple of paragraphs from this post:
Last night’s debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham attracted a huge international audience and no shortage of controversy—even before it began. Bill Nye, whose main media presence is as “The Science Guy,” and Ken Ham, co-founder of Answers in Genesis and founder of the Creation Museum, squared off in a true debate over one of the most important questions that the human mind can contemplate. That is no small achievement…
The initial controversy about the debate centered in criticism of Bill Nye for even accepting the invitation. Many evolutionary scientists, such as Richard Dawkins and Jerry Coyne, refuse to debate the issue, believing that any public debate offers legitimacy to those who deny evolution. Nye was criticized by many leading evolutionists, who argued publicly that nothing good could come of the debate…
You can finish reading the post here: www.albertmohler.com.
So what do YOU think about the creation versus evolution debate?
For the record, I fully subscribe to the Biblical account of creation. I believe that: “In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth” and that everything that exists was created by God in six days. To learn more about my views about creation, visit this series of posts on The Beausejour Pulpit Blog:
- Origins #1: Creation Versus Evolution
- Origins #1: Creation Part #2
- Origins #2: The Fall Part #1
- Origins #2: The Fall Part #2
- Dinosaurs in the Bible
- Dinosaurs in the Bible #2