Ham, chief executive officer of the Christian creation apologetics organization, spoke as part of a two-day forum titled "The Freedom of Expression: Teaching and Learning in Our Time."
The group that complained about Ham's visit was unavailable for comment Thursday.
Student government leaders, in partnership with a student group called Valid World Views, had asked Ken Ham to visit the campus on March 5 to share his perspectives about the science behind Darwinian ideas.
“When the church presents God's creation with misleading information and bad science, the gospel is lost to our intended audience,” said Tulsa geologist Ken Wolgemuth, whose book on Grand Canyon geology supports the ancient Earth position.
Four out of 10 Americans believe the Earth is less than 10,000 years old, despite overwhelming acceptance in the scientific and academic communities that the planet is some 4.5 billion years old.
Tulsa geologist's comments on the Ken Ham-Bill Nye evolution and young Earth debate were a long time coming, but worth the wait.
Tuesday night's debate between Bill Nye, "the Science Guy," and Ken Ham, the founder of the Creation Museum, presented a narrow view of the issues, said some Tulsans who watched the debate.
Billed as Scopes II, the televised debate over whether creationism is a viable model of origins in today’s modern, scientific era drew an estimated 3 million Internet viewers and some 70 media outlets, including ABC, NBC and Scientific American magazine.
TV's "Science Guy," Bill Nye, and the leader of a Kentucky museum who believes in creationism debated a question Tuesday that has nagged humankind: "How did we get here?"
PETERSBURG, Ky. — TV’s “Science Guy” Bill Nye and the leader of a Kentucky museum who believes in creationism debated a question Tuesday that …
The debate between Bill Nye, the Science Guy, and Ken Ham, the founder of the Creation Museum, generating a surprising amount of interest.
Bill Nye "The Science Guy" is set to visit Kentucky to debate evolution and biblical creation with the founder of the Creation Museum.
A new exhibit at the Answers in Genesis Creation Museum argues that Darwin's theory of natural selection can coexist with the belief that life began just a few thousand years ago.
It is difficult to determine which is scarier, Ken Ham ("Biblical story of creation assessed at seminar," April 23), or the people who accept …
The biblical story of creation is not
anti-scientific, according to Ken Ham,
who is teaching a seminar on creationism this weekend at Tulsa Bible
Church, 5838 S. Sheridan Road.