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  • Ark Encounter gets tax incentive up to $18.25M

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016 (2 years ago)

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (BP) -- The Kentucky tourism authority has granted the Answers in Genesis apologetics ministry a tax incentive that could top $18 million for its Ark Encounter museum opening July 7 in Williamstown.

    The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority approved the incentive at its April 25th meeting, ending a years-long AiG battle with the state for the incentive that allows developers of certain tourism projects to recover up to 25 percent of the project's development costs over a 10-year span. Read More

  • Monkey study challenged over Darwinian claims

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, April 21, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A study of monkey calls hailed as evidence for the evolutionary origin of human speech has been critiqued by an Intelligent Design proponent as "flimsy" support for the Darwinian scheme.

    An article in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society similarly has argued for the supernatural origin of language, stating that a divine creator is the "only reasonable way to account for" the phenomenon of language. Read More

  • 'In the beginning' is crucial, students told

    by Bonnie Burke, posted Tuesday, March 22, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- It's not wise to "start somewhere other than, 'In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth,'" R. Albert Mohler Jr. told 600-plus middle and high school students.

    "The start of your story is in eternity when God created the heavens and the earth and determined that you would exist," Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said at a wisdom-themed youth conference at the undergraduate Boyce College on the Louisville, Ky., campus. Read More

  • Use of 'Creator' in article sparks controversy

    by Julie Borg/WORLD News Service, posted Tuesday, March 15, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BP) -- A scientific journal has retracted an article about the complexity of the human hand after receiving backlash to the authors' use of the C-word, "Creator." Read More

  • MOVIES: 'The Principle' and the significance of life

    by Phil Boatwright, posted Thursday, January 21, 2016 (2 years ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (BP) -- A documentary titled "The Principle" has inflamed the scientific community as it ultimately sides with the Christian worldview that in the beginning, God created all. Yay for us. But there could be a problem.

    In the words of Rick Delano, the documentary's writer/producer: "The Principle brings to light astonishing new scientific observations challenging the Copernican principle, the foundational assumption underlying the modern scientific worldview. The idea that the Earth occupies no special or favored position in the cosmos has launched the last two scientific revolutions -- the Copernican Revolution and Relativity -- and, as Lawrence Krauss has said, we could be on the verge of a third, with 'Copernicus coming back to haunt us.' Interviews with leading cosmologists are interspersed with the views of dissidents and mavericks, bringing into sharp focus the challenges and implications not only for cosmology, but for our cultural and religious view of reality." Read More

  • New fern discovery 'a problem' for evolutionists

    by Julie Borg/WORLD News Service, posted Tuesday, March 10, 2015 (3 years ago)

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BP)-- Evolutionary biologists have announced the recent discovery in France of a hybrid fern species they claim to be as exciting as discovering a manatee could produce offspring with an elephant or a human with a lemur. Read More

  • Film places biblical creation in college setting

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

    LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BP) -- Biblical creation gets a college-themed airing as the origin of humanity in a film scheduled to open on select dates through March.

    Longtime Christian filmmaker Rich Christiano directs "A Matter of Faith," which features a fictional debate between the Christian father of a college freshman daughter and her professor who teaches evolution. Read More

  • Intl group disavows U.N.'s climate claims

    by Gregory Tomlin, posted Thursday, March 20, 2008 (10 years ago)

    ORIGINALLY POSTED March 19, 2008

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--TIME magazine warned that scientists had observed "bizarre and unpredictable weather patterns" which led them to believe the world was headed for "a global climatic upheaval." Fluctuations in temperature, rainfall and sea ice were all described as signs of impending doom.

    But the scientists interviewed by TIME weren't talking about global warming, and the magazine wasn't issued in the 21st century. The June 1974 report in TIME... Read More

  • U.N.: Manmade global warming certain

    by Staff, posted Thursday, March 20, 2008 (10 years ago)

    ORIGINALLY POSTED March 19, 2008

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The most-often quoted authority on global climate change is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a scientific group established in 1988 by the United Nations to evaluate the risk of human-induced climate change. It was the IPCC that shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore, former vice president of the United States.

    Since its inception, the panel has published four reports that reviewed climate research conduc... Read More

  • Evangelicals differ on climate dispute

    by Mark Kelly, posted Thursday, March 20, 2008 (10 years ago)

    ORIGINALLY POSTED March 19, 2008

    NASHVILLE (BP)--Disagreements among evangelical Christians about global warming are rooted in a fundamental question: Is human-induced climate change a real problem? And, if interviews with two evangelical advocates are any indicator, proposed responses to the issue differ dramatically, depending on how a person answers that question.

    E. Calvin Beisner, national spokesman for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation (www.cornwallallianc... Read More