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 the President. Those who frame the conversation between science and religion as a debate or confrontation, have it wrong. And the mistake can be costly to both science and religion. Here’s why.