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July 27, 2017
Creationism, abstinence, mental ill health: life for a struggling student at Emmanuel College
When a textbook or video mentioned evolution, the teacher would stop and dispute it
September 13, 2016
Out among the stars: Defeating the legacy of religious indoctrination
An ACE escapee finds his place in the universe after years of indoctrination. Contains references...
May 25, 2016
Beware the Jelly Creationists
Most creationists don't care how God did it, as long as he did.
May 18, 2016
How to tell the difference between creationism and science
I finished my PhD thesis on Monday. No, don't start cheering yet. There's still a...
March 11, 2015
OK creationists: find me some new oil reserves
When I reviewed Ian Plimer's Telling Lies for God, I mentioned this argument: Dating of rocks...
February 26, 2015
Jerry Coyne says I am wrong about creationism, misogyny and homophobia
Jerry Coyne, author of Why Evolution is True (both blog and book) didn’t like my...
December 04, 2014
Christian Rock Thursdays: Jesus thrasher turns atheist
In 1997, Roger Martinez, vocalist for Christian thrash band Vengeance Rising, came out as an...
November 10, 2014
The battle for evolution in Scottish schools
Tomorrow, the Scottish Parliament's Petitions Committee will be hearing from members of the British Centre...
August 11, 2014
Win! Creation ‘science’ banned in UK state-funded nurseries
The headline of Friday's Daily Telegraph screamed "Toddlers at risk from extremists". The British Education Secretary has...
April 07, 2014
Take a lesson from the kids
This is a guest post by Tyler Francke, owner of GodofEvolution.com. It’s not typical (though...
February 17, 2014
Creationist educators respond to criticism
CEE hits back! Earlier this month New Statesman published my article "Creationism and the 'conspiracy' of...
February 10, 2014
Even the minister can’t stand ACE
Fundamentalist Christian education systems are sometimes shielded from criticism because of the word "Christian" in...
February 05, 2014
Evolution is a conspiracy!
I've chalked up another flawless victory and been published in the New Statesman. As I write,...
November 21, 2013
I recently woke up in the middle of the night, gripped by a sudden panic....
November 04, 2013
Whaddaya mean, ‘fundamentalist’?
At one of my recent talks on Bristol, an attendee challenged me on my definition...
October 30, 2013
Attacking science, insulting Islam: the reality of PAC charter schools
By now you'll have seen my Salon article about how charter schools (mostly in Texas)...
October 28, 2013
Creationist charter schools: not just for Texas, not up to scratch
On Friday, Salon ran an article I'd written about tax-funded charter schools in Texas which promote creationism....
September 26, 2013
Parents Against Creationism – Two Big Victories in One Scottish Town
This is a guest post by Paul Braterman, Professor Emeritus, University of North Texas and Honorary Senior...
September 07, 2013
Creationism alive in Scottish state primary school
Today I can reveal that children in a Scottish primary school have learned that humans...
September 02, 2013
Creating a fundamentalist bubble
In my first ever blog post, I wrote that the blog existed to expose the...
July 29, 2013
God or Gorilla?
W.A. Criswell’s Did Man Just Happen? is a creationist classic, first written in 1957 and...
July 23, 2013
No more Nessie for Accelerated Christian Education
I suppose I can chalk this up as a victory. The new edition ACE PACEs...
July 11, 2013
A case for banning creationism in schools
Earlier this week I hosted Adam Laats' engaging argument that, while teaching Creationism in schools...
May 14, 2013
I'm a guest poster today at Laughing in Purgatory. I'm writing about how Christian rock...
April 15, 2013
Five jobs a Creationist can’t do
This blog is littered with absurdities from Accelerated Christian Education, some of them involving mythical...
June 08, 2012
An Open Letter to Christian Education Europe
I am desperately curious to get inside the minds of the supporters of Accelerated Christian...
May 07, 2012
Top 5 Lies Taught By Accelerated Christian Education
There are "facts" in the ACE PACEs that are absolutely untrue. Now, you might be...
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