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Dr. Duane Gish and Debating Evolutionists

by Cowboy Bob Sorensen  Dr. Duane T. Gish was born one hundred years ago today, and was referred to as "creation's bulldog". Thomas Henry Huxley was "Darwin's bulldog [ 1 ]", and C. Richard Dawkins was nicknamed "Darwin's Rottweiler [ 2 ]". The bulldog monikers refer to tenaciously advocating viewpoints. Original image furnished by Why?Outreach Today is the 100th anniversary of Dr. Gish's birth. He was involved in the foundation of the Creation Research Society and the development of the Institute for Creation Research [ 3 ]. He was 92 when he passed away in 2013. Here are some tributes and biographical sketches [ 4 ], [ 5 ], [ 6 ] ). Duane gave many lectures, as well as writing numerous books and articles. Many fish-to-Gish evolutionists and atheists with knowledge and life experience know of him from his 300 or so debates where evolutionists chose to slap leather with him. The Infamous "Gish Gallop" Trope Unfortunately, a pejora

Dr. Duane T. Gish — A Creationist Legend Has Moved On

My wife came into the room and noticed my moist eyes. Someone I had respected had moved on to his permanent home with Jesus. I'm not ashamed to admit that I had an emotional moment. Although I was not a personal friend of Dr. Duane Gish, he had made an impact on me. I met Dr. Gish, Dr. Henry Morris, Dr. John Morris and Ken Ham at a creation science conference in Schaumburg, Illinois in 1991. Heh, I just remembered that the conference people needed some help with the projectors for films between presentations, so I jumped at the chance to do that. Interesting...Dr. Gish was one of the "fathers" of the modern creation science movement. His handwriting was rather like my own father's. Although they remained faithful to their calling, I did not. I fell away from the faith for about fifteen years. After I renewed my commitment to Christ, my creationist calling came back, stronger than ever. Duane Gish was loved and respected by many. He was also hated by so