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Creation Museum founder uninvited from convention

PETERSBURG, Ky. (AP) - A homeschool convention in Cincinnati has dropped the founder of the Creation Museum in Kentucky as a speaker for "ungodly and mean-spirited" comments about another invited speaker.

The organizers of Great Homeschool Conventions also banned Answers In Genesis founder Ken Ham from future conventions.

They say Ham was critical of Peter Enns of the BioLogos Foundation, a Christian group that seeks to find common ground with scientific findings, like evolution.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that Ham said in a recent blog post that Enns' teachings undermine "the authority of the Word of God."

Ham founded the Creation Museum, which includes exhibits based on Old Testament stories. He is also leading an effort to build an amusement park based on the story of Noah's Ark, called the Ark Encounter.

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