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BOGUS 'DOCTOR' WIILLIE E DYE
BOGUS 'DOCTOR' WIILLIE E DYE

 Willie Dye's Curriculum Vitæ lists multiple PhDs from unaccredited institutions.  Buying letters after one's name thus avoiding proper actual academic research at a reputable university institution is not a practise that recommends the purchaser to place trust in anything the bogus has to write.

  

That Mr Dye is in cahoots with Mr Fales is a good reason to run the other way as fast as you can.  That he is unable to earn a degree is another, but that he promotes lies as truths makes him the last person you should trust to provide spiritual advice.

Dr James F McGrath says of Dye:

  " ... it is particularly bad in my opinion when an allegedly Christian perspective is offered by someone whose motivation for buying so many so-called PhDs can only be self-aggrandizement. Having to do with these sorts of pseudo-experts can be risky for your physical, mental and spiritual health."

  

One organisation feted Willie Dye in glowing terms, apparently unaware of his bogus, or else, which is worse, uncaring because his views supported its own.  Their notice of his presentation said:

  

Dr. Willie Dye discusses Biblical Archaeology with Greg Garrison in Indianapolis, in which radio program Mr. Dye tells us about the conspiracy by scientists to cover up the Truth of the Bible!

  

"As one of the few African American Biblical Archaeologists in the country, Dr. Willie E. Dye is a much sought-after lecturer and teacher who delves into the origins of life issues. Through his travels to more than 22 countries doing field study, Dr. Dye examines evidence that proves that "design requires a Designer"" 
  
Biblical Archaeologist Dr. Willie Dye provides eye-opening physical proof the race of ancient giants known in the Old Testament as the Nephilim actually existed. In addition, Dr.  Dye presents a startling discovery about dinosaurs that challenges the scientific community! 

  

Willie Dye's Personal Website declares:

  

"A Perfect Design Requires a Perfect Designer"

  

A native of Terrell, Texas, Willie E. Dye, Ph.D. has always had a curiosity and fascination with people and the world around him, showing a great interest in History and Geography since early childhood. That, combined with a love for God and humanity, as well as a burning quest for true knowledge, it is no surprise then that he is now in the field of Biblical Archaeology. He travels the world marveling at its wonders, studying and digging up evidence --- from Greece to Mexico and points in between --- which confirms the belief that a perfect design, indeed, requires a perfect Designer.

  

Through his work, Dr. Dye not only satisfies a youthful curiosity about people, their different cultures, habits and struggles, but essentially he confirms God's Word, providing evidence that He is Creator of all.

  

  

As a Biblical Archaeologist, he is among a select group of professionals worldwide. And as one of the few Black Biblical Archaeologists in the country, Dr. Dye is a popular lecturer, sharing not only with the Body of Christ, but with others, the awesomeness of God's creations.

  

He has taught archaeology for more than 23 years and has traveled to more than 22 countries around the world doing field work. Dr. Dye does travel study tours and he also works in the prisons, juvenile camps, private and public educational institutions, churches, clubs and various organizations, delving into the origins of life issues and records the fossils. He currently has archaeological projects in Mexico, Colorado, and Texas, as well as working on vertebrae paleontology and ichnology in Glenrose, Texas, at the Paluxy River Bed.

  

In addition to being a busy lecturer, Dr. Dye is a professor and director of the Department of Archaeology at Pacific National University where he also holds the position as president. *

  

He credits Dr. Richard Fales (renowned Biblical Archaeologist from Northridge, CA) with changing the course of his life by encouraging him to study archaeology, because there was such a need for it to be taught in churches, plus he had never met a Black archaeologist.

  

Over the last eight years, Dr. Dye has studied Biblical Archaeology at the University of Judaism. In addition, for the past three years he has studied archaeology at UCLA, concentrating on Mayan Text, Mayan Sacred Text, the World of Rock Art, and Egypt After the Pyramids. His busy schedule is proof of his desire to obey the scripture which admonishes us to "Study to show thyself approved..."

  

"The more you study," says Dr. Dye, "the more Word you get on the inside of you, the more you are able to overcome any obstacle that is put before you. Preparation is the key. You must prepare yourself to be a channel through which God can use you to help others come to a knowledge of the truth."

  

Dr. Dye further states, "My thought is this: The search for knowledge and understanding of the physical universe and living things that inhabit it should be conducted under conditions of intellectual freedom without religious, political, or ideological restrictions, that freedom of inquiry and dissemination of ideas require that those so engaged be free to search where their inquiry leads without political censorship and fear of retributions or consequence, whether its unpopular or not, so those who challenge existing theories must be protected from retaliatory reactions."

  

* PACIFIC NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

    Address:   4652 Hollywood Blvd

    Los Angeles, CA 90027

    General Phone Number:   Not Provided

    Financial Aid Phone Number:   Not Provided

    Admissions Phone Number:   Not Provided

    Website:   Not Provided

  

PACIFIC NATIONAL UNIVERSITY PROFILE

    School Type:   Private, Not-For-Profit

    Religious Affiliation:   Not Provided

    Program Length:   More Than 4 Years

    Undergraduate Degree Offered:   Not Provided

    Graduate Degree Offered:   Not Provided

    First Professional Degree Offered:   Not Provided

    Grants Medical Degree:   Not Provided

    Tribal College:   No

    Historically Black College:   No

    Student Body Populations:   Not Provided

    Not Provided

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    The above information on Pacific National University has been provided in part by The National Center for Education Statistics. The Education Department Website makes no guarantees that such information is accurate or up-to-date. For complete information on enrollment and other school statistics, contact Pacific National University through the channels indicated above.

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Other laudable commments are made by Dye's partners in whatever it is he is in, but getting hold of accurate information about him is virtually impossible.  Says one gushing site:

"Dr. Dye has taught archaeology for more than 25 years and has traveled to more than 22 countries around the world doing field work. He conducts travel study tours, teaches in the prisons and in juvenile camps. He currently has archaeology projects in Mexico, Colorado, Texas, and is also working on vertebrae paleontology as well as ichnology in Glenrose, Texas at the Paluxy River Bed.

Dr. Dye enrolled at California Graduate School of Theology in 1985, and Dr. Richard Fales was one of his professors. Simultaneously, Dye enrolled in the School of Ministry at Crenshaw Christian Center earning a diploma in ministry in 1989. In 1992 he earned his Th.D. in Biblical Counseling from California Graduate School of Theology. He went on to earn four other doctorates: one in Bible Archaeology, Theology, Ministry, and Religious Studies.

Over the last eight years, Dr. Dye has studied Biblical Archaeology at the University of Judaism. In addition, for the past three years, he has studied archaeology at UCLA, concentrating on Mayan Text, Mayan Sacred Text, the World of Rock Art, and Egypt After the Pyramids.

  As one of the few African-American Biblical Archaeologists in the country, Dr. Dye’s goals line up with God’s goals. He states, “I ask four questions: Who am I? Where did I come from? What’s my purpose here on earth? Where am I going? Evolutionists cannot answer these questions, but God’s Word answers them all.”

  As one of the few African-American Biblical Archaeologists in the country, Dr. Dye’s goals line up with God’s goals."

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Christopher O'Brien is an Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at California State University, Chico and Adjunct Faculty at Lassen Community College, Susanville.

His day job is as the Forest Archaeologist for Lassen National Forest in northern California.

He received his BS in Anthropology from the University of California-Davis and a MA and PhD in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently working on the zooarchaeology of several cave and rockshelter sites in northern California, and the historical ecology of several species.

He has also been directing archaeological excavations in western Tanzania since 2002.

Views expressed on these pages are those of the writer and do not reflect those of the US Forest Service or any other land management agency except where explicitly indicated and where that view has been made public by the agency itself. I support the US Forest Service's mission; to me, the concepts of the USFS are a creed, sacred, and I feel a duty to pass on my concerns to anyone who'll listen. Any criticisms I advance stem from concern and hope.

  

Professor O'Brien wrote:  Thursday, January 18, 2007

  

Clearing Debris at the Pool of Siloam 

  

While wandering the internet universe this evening I entered the world of self-proclaimed "archaeologist" Willie Dye and caught this picture [right margin and higher] on his website:

The picture has the following caption: "Dr. Willie Dye and team working at the Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem (The steps are being carefully excavated)".

The caption leads the uninitiated to assume three things:

1) Dr. Willie Dye has a legitimate degree and professional experience in archaeology;

2) it somewhat implies that he is in charge of the excavation and has a "team" (also implying some degree of prefessional expertise in archaeology) working under him; and

3) they are all engaged in careful, methodologically excavation that requires some degree of expertise.

  

My biggest issue with so-called evangelical/fundamentalist "Biblical Archaeologists" is the relatively large number of them who have no legitimate degree in the discipline, no formal training in its methods or theory, and absolutely no track record of producing viable data in publication. Yet they continue to portray themselves as "archaeologists" to the masses of uninformed waiting breathlessly to hear that the "professionals" have verified their belief system with "science".

This picture and its caption reminded me that both Willie Dye and Carl Baugh visited my little corner of the world years ago (invited by two local boys who had joined Baugh and Dye's "team") and hawked their creationist and "bible-verified-by-archaeology" snake oil to our local community.

Never ones to miss an opportunity to proselytize, the editorial staff at The Lassen County Times ran a number of articles on the trip and made every effort to imply that these guys were legitimate archaeologists, conducting important archaeology that was proving the bible correct in every way, and that they were leading the excavations because of their expertise in the field.

Willie Dye and Carl Baugh have no legitimate credentials in archaeology.

They have no professional experience in archaeology.

They have no publications in archaeology.

They are not archaeologists.

They and their "team" were volunteers (or part of the many "bible" tours offered by vendors looking for a quick buck).

The photo shows them clearing debris, not "excavating carefully". They probably helped out quite a bit and enabled the directors of the project (who were not Baugh or Dye) to get some work accomplished, but their "expertise" was nothing you couldn't have taught a bright ten-year-old in an afternoon.

This picture further reminded me of a previous post on the subject of archaeology and its abuse by creationists. Here's a short passage on the nature of public archaeology, volunteerism and the potential for non-professional fraud:

  
[...] Archaeology’s greatest public benefit can also be its greatest weakness. Some aspects of archaeology, unlike other disciplines, are quite amenable to non-professional public involvement. Volunteers are not only welcomed, but frequently encouraged to participate in professional excavations. Digging square holes is not quantum physics, and most people with an interest in the past can be taught to dig and screen dirt with the best of us. Don’t get me wrong: there are frequently times when finesse, experience and skill are required for intricate excavation of special features and the skill level of most non-professionals is inadequate to the task – it is here where the professional archaeologist will usually take over. But a significant part of most large scale excavations is removing lots of dirt and not finessing the excavation of intricate features. Volunteers certainly make valuable contributions to archaeology and some gain a measure of expertise (I work with a few) – but they are not professional archaeologists. Excavation is really only a minor part of archaeology: it is the analysis and interpretation that requires significant expertise in the method and theory of archaeology, the ability to adhere to the methods of science, and skill at formulating cohesive arguments. Most non-professionals know the limits of their often significant contributions. Some, however, pick up a piece of pottery and suddenly become self-proclaimed experts in the field…and creationists will rush in and create expansive expertise out of shoveling dirt for a day faster than you can say “Indiana Jones”. We certainly have the usual creationist cast such as Carl Baugh, Willie Dye, Richard Fales and Clifford Wilson claiming to be professional archaeologists when they have no academic training, no professional field experience, and no track record of having produced reviewable contributions to the discipline. But there are also a growing number of Christian volunteers, willing to pay to participate in archaeological fieldwork in the Holy Land, who then return home to go on the “lecture circuit” and recount how their archaeological experiences are “proving the Bible correct”. Many clearly participate in order to gain a measure of professional authenticity that they then parade in front of home audiences. This is bad enough for archaeology, but it also broadly translates into the perception that these people can speak authoritatively on science in general. After all, they’ve participated with professional archaeologists on professional excavations. If they know something about potsherds, they must also know something about the failings of “macroevolution”, right?  As I said, archaeology's greatest benefit, but also its greatest weakness.

  

It is unfortunate that archaeology is not subject to the same strict legal consequences for quackery as medicine. If that were the case I suspect that Baugh, Dye and most other fundamentalists would have lost their licenses or been jailed long ago. 

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Willie Die is NOT a doctor and is NOT an archaeologist . He is a Picnicker!

CLAIM: "Dr. Willie Dye and team working at the Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem (The steps are being carefully excavated)"

TRUTH:

The steps are being carefully sat on, photographed, and stood upon, but no one has any tools, and no excavation is being carried out. 

These Siloam steps were unearthed many years before Willie Dye saw the light of day.  

  

Eating sandwhiches and drinking Keo-Vita is not excavating!  

It is picnicing!