By bringing serious study and research to this field, we can shed light on it and evolve the field to be at least in line with current scientific thought. Beyond that, it would also be possible to expand the theological underpinnings of the theory and discover the rationale behind it. How much better off would we be if we finally cleared away all the religious baggage of Creationism and brought it inline with real science?
Clearing away the religious baggage of creationism would leave nothing. So yes, let's do it!
10.0 times 0.1 is hardly ever 1.0.