What Vaccines and Alien Abductions Have in Common

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What do vaccines and alleged alien abductions have in common? Aside from needles, believe it or not, according to conspiracy theorists the thing that vaccines and alien abductions have in common is that both are named as probable causes for autism! In April 2017, Anthony Lawson, et al, published a…

CreationWiki: Aliens Would Cause Believers to Abandon the Bible

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“We can safely say however, that if alien spaceships in fact landed on Earth… the reality of alien interaction would be undeniable to all those who dwell on earth. At this point, we would expect all Bible believers to set their Bibles aside and never give God a second thought.”…

Strangers and Aliens Gets Some Love

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It’s a bit frustrating sometimes when yoir book is apparently?The Most Hated Book in Creationism… especially when no one particularly engages the arguments in said book and resorts to insults and appeals to authority instead. Truth isn’t always well-received. Still, I’m not exactly looking to be an exotheological martyr so…

Is the Search for ET Rebellion Against God?

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I was researching the history of modern creationists thought on exotheology recently, when I came across Ken Ham’s earliest article on the search for extraterrestrial life. The article, entitled?Any Little Green Men Out There?, originally appeared in Creation 15, no 1 (December 1992): 14-16. In that article, Ken Ham wrote…

The Reckoning: An Emerging Crisis In Biblical Exotheology 

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Modern exotheology risks repeating the error of the Galileo debacle. Since those who don’t know their history are doomed to repeat it, let’s start at the beginning of exotheology. The first recorded discussion of the possibility of extraterrestrial life comes from the 5th century BC Atomists. The Atomists were deistic;…

What I Didn’t Know 20 Years Ago

On March 23, 1997, I stopped running from a God I thought I knew everything about from my upbringing. I grew up in church. I certainly knew it’s culture and teachings, but I didn’t really know Jesus. I knew about Jesus. I knew about Church history. I could quote you Bible verses. But I knew…

Space Brothers: Are Intelligent ETs Made In God’s Image Too?

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Once upon the 50s and 60s, the Contactee movement referred to aliens as “Space Brothers.” The name was rooted in the idea that extraterrestrials were here to help us out. At the very least, they were here to warn us that we were in danger of annihilating ourselves via nuclear…

How Many Christians/Creationists Believe In Aliens?

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A lot of people sk me just how many Christians actually believe in extraterrestrial life. Of course, creationists also want to know how belief in extraterrestrial life compares amongst creationists and evolutionists. ?These are excellent questions. In general, we estimate the number by noting that, for example, 75 percent of…

Alien Fear Factor

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Recently Stephen Hawking has been in the news for saying that we should look for aliens and listen in on them, but avoid contact if we want to avoid extinction. His statement is part of an ongoing discussion over the advisability of METI (Messaging to Extraterrestrial Intelligence), also known as…