Bonnie Goldstein at Slate writes:
Scholars submit new discoveries to academic journals, which, in turn, solicit independent experts to assess the reliability of the work. Answers Research Journal, a new “professional, peer-reviewed technical” publication of “interdisciplinary scientific … research,” has streamlined this process by inviting the submitting scholars to suggest who should review their work (Page 5). Here the goal is not to ensure that research meets academic standards of scientific inquiry, but rather to ensure that the scholar’s conclusions conform to a literal interpretation of the Bible.
The journal is published by Answers in Genesis, “an apologetics (i.e., Christianity-defending) ministry” that also runs the Creation Museum. The editor-in-chief of Answers Research Journal, geologist and creationist Andrew Snelling, wants “to ensure that the Creation and Flood model is given the best possible development.”
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