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Evolution vs Creationism

Adventures of a Creationist at the Field Museum

Steven Newton | Posted 06.02.2015 | Education
Steven Newton

A homeschooling mom's video recently went viral and offers insight into the minds of people outraged at the idea of science museums. An audit implies a power relationship, and Fox had come to the Field Museum on a mission to put those scientists in their place.

GOP Candidate Wants To Get Elected To Keep His Daughter From Learning Evolution

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Aaron Miller, a Republican congressional candidate in Minnesota, said a big reason he's running is to end classroom instruction on evolution, accordin...

Here Are The Public Schools That Are Teaching Creationism With Taxpayer Money

Slate | Chris Kirk | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Thousands of schools in states across the country take taxpayer money to cast doubt on basic science....

Evolution vs. Creationism: Creationist Challenges Science In Court

Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

One creationist plans to put his money where his Bible is for a "Literal Genesis Trial," a $20,000 contest of his creation. The winner must prove or d...

Creationist Polemicists: Disavowing Their Own Principles As Too Extreme

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.14.2012 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Wow! Klinghoffer is apparently arguing that science has been "reformulated" and all the Discovery Institute wants is a return to the good old definition of science. How recently did this "reformulation" take place?

Atheists Invade Houston

Victor Stenger | Posted 12.17.2011 | Religion
Victor Stenger

On Oct. 7-8, Houston was invaded by some 700 atheists, agnostics, humanists and other unclassified nonbelievers for the annual Texas Freethought Convention.

The Mind Of A Creationist

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Texas governor and presidential candidate Rick Perry is ambivalent about the "theory" of evolution. He's proud of the fact that, in Texas, children are taught both ... There's a serious problem with this approach to education, however.

The Danger of Ignoring Creationism

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Groups like the Discovery Institute and Answers in Genesis would be funny if they weren't able to influence politicians, primarily at the local school board level and in state legislatures around the country.

Evolution Presupposes Design, So Why the Controversy?

Ervin Laszlo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ervin Laszlo

Evolution of life presupposes intelligent design. But the design it presupposes is not the design of the products of evolution; it's the design of its preconditions.

Religion and Science: Respecting the Differences

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

It is difficult for some to understand how an evolutionary worldview may be compatible with deeply held religious convictions. But this difficulty is no reason to attack those who manage to comfortably balance the two.