In a recently released video, Answers in Genesis Founder and CEO Ken Ham called out several contemporary religious leaders for defending a belief which requires billions of years for life to form on earth.
The video included a clip of Wright and Collins singing a song portraying Genesis as an account of evolution.
Ham said Collins’ previous work on the Human Genome Project was praiseworthy “observational science,” but then offered a critique for Collins taking a non-scientific belief (i.e., that the earth is billions of years old) and “add[ing] it to the Bible.”
Ham also criticized Wright for compromising God’s Word.
Wright is “no different than the majority,” Ham said.
In the song, Wright and Collins sing, “Oh, I believe in Genesis” to the tune of The Beatle’s hit song “Yesterday.”
“The thing is, they don’t believe in Genesis,” Ham said. “They are taking ideas outside of Scripture and changing Genesis.”
Ham then played an old clip of Craig claiming the universe is around 13.7 billion years old.
In the clip, Craig said the idea that the earth is only thousands of years old is not “plausible,” adding that he is simply “going with the flow” of mainstream science.
Ham criticized Craig for “undermining the authority of Scripture and…leading generations astray by imposing man’s pagan religion on the Bible.”
“He’s taking man’s word literally and God’s Word allegorically,” Ham said. “He should be judging man’s word with God’s Word.”
Ham also responded to claims that the “majority” believe that the earth is billions of years old.
“Just because the majority believe something, doesn’t mean it was right,” Ham said. “The majority of scientists didn’t survive the flood either.”
Craig’s YouTube channel, ReasonableFaithOrg, has over 96,000 subscribers and features videos of Craig’s various lectures and debates.
Craig has also faced critiques from other Christian leaders regarding his apologetic approach wherein Craig often argues for a “generic monotheism” instead of the Christian faith, and also denies he can have certainty that God exists.
In a debate with atheist Lawrence Krauss, Craig was asked, “Are you certain that God exists?” Craig responded: “No.”