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eSkeptic for 12-08-08

In this week’s eSkeptic, Glenn Branch reviews Brook Wilensky-Lanford’s book Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden.

eSkeptic for 10-08-25

In this week’s eSkeptic, Raymond A. Eve discusses an empirical study of the difference between the beliefs of wiccans versus those of creationists.

eSkeptic for 09-03-18

In this week’s eSkeptic, Michael Shermer visits the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, run by Answers in Genesis, and interviews Dr. Georgia Purdom, the museum’s “research scientist” who explains what type of research one can do at a young-earth creationist organization, and why she thinks Francis Collins is wrong in his evolutionary understanding of the human genome.

eSkeptic for 07-05-23

In this week’s eSkeptic, our colleague and correspondent Stephen Asma visits the new young-earth creationism museum in Kentucky.

eSkeptic for 07-01-17

In this week’s eSkeptic, Michael Shermer issues a correction to the Grand Canyon Story, Creationism in Our National Parks, that we ran in last week’s eSkeptic.

eSkeptic for 05-10-28

In this week’s eSkeptic, Jason Rosenhouse reports on the 2005 Creation Mega Conference — a young Earth creationist conference that took place in Lynchburg, Virginia, July 17th – 22nd, 2005.

eSkeptic for 04-05-17

In this week’s eSkeptic, the Sunday Times science editor Jonathan Leake writes about Percy Seymour’s new theory of astrology. David Hackett Fischer explores the origins of “Debunking.” Also, letters on Roman Catholic atheism and Freeman Dyson’s endorsement of the paranormal.

eSkeptic for 04-05-10

In this week’s eSkeptic, Michael Shermer recounts his evening debating Kent Hovind, a Young Earth Creationist and Defender of the Faith.

eSkeptic for 04-04-19

In this week’s eSkeptic, Tim Callahan reviews God Against the Gods: The History of War Between Monotheism and Ploytheism by Jonathan Kirsch. Brent Norman investigates the IRS’s investigation of Young Earth Creationist Kent Hovind.

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