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In the context of our current culture wars, it often seems that science and religion are in conflict, forcing a choice between acceptance of religion on the one hand, or science on the other. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the dabate over evolution. The very word “Christian” has come to be identified with [...]
A More Intelligent Design The God of “intelligent design theory” is not intelligent enough.
Charles Darwin has become a one-dimensional, stick figure for people on both sides of the debate over evolution. Few appreciate the complexity of the man who has become for many the god father of “evolution.” Fewer still realize that this student of theology who became one of the preeminent figures in the history of science, [...]
The long standing controversy over “creation science” has been upstaged by the newer confrontation between advocates of “intelligent design” and evolution. President Bush recently asserted that “intelligent design” should be taught “alongside” evolution in public schools. “Both sides ought to be taught . . . so people can understand what the debate is about,” said [...]
Religious Leaders Applaud Intelligent Design Decision At a press conference in Washington, D. C., a group of religious leaders announced their support for a Dover, PA, court decision that mandated references to intelligent design in a public school science curriculum would be unconstitutional. More on religion and science