Electricity. What is it? Where does it come from? At Bob Jones University, the ultra-conservative Baptist institution of (higher?) education in Greenville, they are still pondering these questions in the 21st century. See for yourself in this page from a textbook prepared by BJU for use by Christian students. http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2010/07/frickin_electricity_how_does_i.php
Think about it: These people vote. They want to make policy in science, education and other public matters. This is so scary it's funny.