Reasons to Believe (RTB) is the most influential Old-Earth Creationist organization in North America. While RTB supports a mainstream scientific position on cosmology and... Read More >
The critique put forth in this two part series by Denis Venema highlights several flaws in Reasons To Believe’s approach to human origins. He gives a brief history of primate comparative genomics. Then, he follows with the RTB’s responses to studies comparing chimpanzee and human genomes as well as to studies on pseudogenes, pointing out their misrepresentations of “established science.” He calls RTB and all Christians to cease packaging the gospel with poor arguments that create unnecessary barriers to faith.
Since shared pseudogenes (literally, “false genes”) are such clear indicators of common ancestry, RTB has expended significant effort on discussing pseudogene data in thei... Read More >