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Long March of the Koalas: And other creationist adventures By Fred Clark,

  • Title: Long March of the Koalas: And other creationist adventures
  • Author: Fred Clark
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Collected essays on young Earth creationism and its conflicts with, and rejections of, science, reality, and the Bible From the Slacktivist blog at Patheos.
    Long March of the Koalas And other creationist adventures Collected essays on young Earth creationism and its conflicts with and rejections of science reality and the Bible From the Slacktivist blog at Patheos

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    1. Fred Clark is one of the most brilliant authors currently writing on religion and politics, and this slim volume is a great introduction to his work His insight, humor, compassion, and anger as he tackles Young Earth Creationism and the evils it contains and encourages are a joy to read Clark s clear writing is accessible to someone unfamiliar with the topic, but those of us who are familiar with the subject will be just as engaged Highly recommended.

    2. In the Long March of the Koalas , Clark makes his case for how the fundamentalist, literal interpretation of Genesis has been overwhelmingly overturned by science, and that the resultant cognitive dissonance drives people away from their faith Excerpts The most dangerous thing about fundamentalism is not that it sometimes teaches wacky ideas, like that the world is barely 6,000 years old or that dancing is sinful The most dangerous thing is that it insists that such ideas are all inviolably nece [...]

    3. I m a long time reader of Fred Clark s blog, so this collection of essays taken from there was an immediate purchase for me While all of them are available there, having them in a convenient, easily read format was plus.What sets Fred s perspective apart from the normal for these types of writings is that as a self identified Evangelical Christian, he is able to argue against them on their own territory, as it were Not only is Creationism bad science, it is equally bad theology So not only is [...]

    4. I purchased this book because of the cute title and because I read Clark s blog Part of me thought that this book is trying to solve a problem I don t have, since I am not in America But the writing is interesting enough to carry the book along despite that However, as I read , I felt uncomfortable since Clark is clearly talking about people that I do know He is not talking to them, as this book is not intended to be read by a creationist Clark does not pull punches and he outlines the harm cre [...]

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