Category: Library and Archives

exploring the hardest problems in creation

Core Academy Library Acquires “Incunable” Book

  Core Academy Library recently acquired a medieval commentary on Genesis originally printed in 1495.  The commentary comprises 112 pages covering Genesis 1-49, removed from a larger 968-page commentary volume covering the Old Testament books through Esther.  The comments were written in Latin by three medieval scholars: Nicholas of Lyra, a fourteenth century Franciscan teacher,…
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August 31, 2021 0

Introducing Our New Collection of Frank Marsh Papers

  The Core Academy Archives recently received a new donation of papers from the late Frank Marsh (1899-1992).  Marsh was a pioneer in creationist biology and helped to systematize the notion of the “created kind” throughout the twentieth century.  His 1944 book Evolution, Creation, and Science was cited in Whitcomb and Morris’s The Genesis Flood and had a…
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August 25, 2021 0

Newly Discovered Scopes Trial Photos Come to Core Academy

Core Academy of Science recently acquired three newly discovered photographs of the Scopes Trial at a public auction.  The photos have never been published before, and they depict tourists posing with a “Read your Bible” sign as well as the Rhea County Courthouse. In the steamy summer of 1925, the famous Scopes “Monkey Trial” occurred…
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August 13, 2018 0