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Entries by Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. from 07/2010

Profiles in (Evolutionary) Courage, Part 3: Respecting Science While Honoring Faith

| Posted 07.13.2010 | Religion

Clergy are coming forward to educate their parishioners about theology while demonstrating that modern evolutionary theory can be perfectly compatible with their deeply held faith.

How Three Letters Can Get You Fired in Texas

| Posted 07.18.2010 | Religion

So what did Chris Comer, Director of Science for the Texas Education Agency, do to get fired? The TEA claims she violated their "neutrality" policy by taking a position in favor of teaching evolution over creationism.

Gravity, Evolution and Religious Dogma

| Posted 07.28.2010 | Religion

If I'm wrong about the Discovery Institute's intent, we'll soon be seeing them urging school boards to completely rework their basic physics curricula over the "controversy" surrounding gravity. But I'm not holding my breath.