Creation.com’s Argument from Ignorance and Exoplanet GJ 357 d

An article from Creation Ministries International by by Matthew Cserhati and Jonathan Sarfati has been making rounds on the internet. Entitled “Have astrobiologists really found a super-Earth?“, the article examines the recent news about scientific research that suggests GJ 357 d is a potentially habitable exoplanet. Before launching into their analysis, Sarfati and Cserhati engage…

Did the Mosaic Covenant Prevent Science from Developing?

Creation.com’s Shaun Doyle has made the argument that the Mosaic covenant actually prevented science from developing. Yes. You read that correctly. He commits this theological overreach in his zeal to force the Bible In an article entitled Aliens and the Bible: Should we leave room for the possibility of sentient aliens?, Doyle lays out his…

In Which Ken Ham Continues To Promote the Lie that Isaiah 45:18 Says ANYTHING About Aliens 

Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis has recently “written” a post (with the help of the oft-times half-cocked “AiG’s research team”) called “Study: Mars “More Uninhabitable Than Previously Thought.” Apparently, a new study [“Perchlorates on Mars enhance the bacteriocidal effects of UV light.” Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 4662 (2017) doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04910-3] has concluded that Mars is currently more unsuitable…

A Shout-out to Answers in Genesis for a Recent Display of Rational Restraint 

It seems that lately this blog has been fixated on creation exotheology, theology that concerns itself with how Biblical Christianity might deal with the discovery of extraterrestrial life. One of the reasons for this is quite obviously because I just published a book on the subject. Of course, I wrote Strangers and Aliens because I was concerned about…

Read the Most Hated Book in Creationism

It’s the same old story. The consensus hides behind an appeal to authority while suppressing dissenting views by barring those who stray from the party line from discussion forums and attacking the dissenter instead of his arguments. We’ve seen it a thousand times. FROM EVOLUTIONISTS. Since the publication of Strangers and Aliens: A Christian Sci-fi…

Debating Creation Exotheology: Alien Intrusion vs. Strangers & Aliens

Creationists have long noted that when evolutionists refuse to debate, especially when they resort to straw man arguments and ad hominem attacks onstead, that it smacks of having a glass chin. I mean, if you have the better argument, what better way to demonstrate its superiority than through debate? Recently, I wrote a post in…

In Which Gary Bates Responds To My Post About Aliens and the Bible

Gary Bates, CEO of Creation Ministries International and the author of the best-selling book Alien Intrusion: UFOs and the Evolution Connection, has responded to my previous post, Gary Bates Thinks ET Could Potentially Falsify The Bible. Predictably , he has taken objection to it and to an earlier post refuting his anti-alien arguments called Why ET Probably Doesn’t Need To…