03 Sep '12, 12am

And On The Seventh Day God Created A Museum

Northern Kentucky is fast becoming a mecca, of sorts, for those attracted to the lucrative business of creationism. Answers in Genesis, an organization that embraces a “literal” interpretation of the Book of Genesis and believes the earth is only 6,000 years old, is the main group responsible for bringing so-called creation tourism to the region. First, it opened the Creation Museum, which depicts an earth where dinosaurs and humans co-existed. The 70,000-square-foot complex has attracted well over 1 million visitors since it opened in 2007. As soon as it reaches its funding goal of $24.5 million, Answers in Genesis will help open the nearby Ark Encounter, a Biblical theme park that will feature a full-sized, 500-foot-long, 80-foot-high recreation of Noah’s Ark, a zoo, a first-century village and a mock-up of the Tower of Babel. Now another group, the online-only Creation ...

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