A creationist who alleged that the National Park Service discriminated against him because of his religious beliefs after being denied a permit to conduct his young-Earth creationism work will now be able to collect rocks in the Grand Canyon.
A creationist has sued the federal government for allegedly refusing to allow him to collect rocks as part of an effort to show that the Grand Canyon is only a few thousand years old.
Andrew Snelling, who works for Answers in Genesis – the same fundamentalist organization behind the Ark Encounter theme park and Creation Museum in Kentucky – was denied access to Grand Canyon National Park to conduct his young-Earth creationism work.
Eleven scientists have produced a new book titled The Grand Canyon: Monument To An Ancient Earth that debunks the claims of biblical creationists concerning the age and formation of Arizona’s famed Grand Canyon.
The book includes 255 photographs (most in color), 17 photographs of artwork and 104 diagrams or sketches. It is available at Amazon.com and other online sellers and is being sold at all eight bookstores operating within Grand Canyon National Park.
Last week I took a vacation with my family in New Mexico, a state I had never visited before. We were all impressed with its incredible beauty and fascinating history.
One of the sites we visited was White Sands National Monument. This amazing desert park contains enormous dunes of sand as white as snow. It’s like visiting a vast, oceanless beach.