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Evolution Creation Debate

Famed Scientist Sounds Off On Evolution Debate's Future

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 02.24.2013 | Science

NEW YORK -- Richard Leakey predicts skepticism over evolution will soon be history. Not that the avowed atheist has any doubts himself....

Creationists Destroy Creationism With Their Own Words

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

The Bible is the ultimate standard for evaluating scientific claims? All by itself, this claim has accomplished what no scientist could possibly do as convincingly: it has removed all forms of creationism from the scientific enterprise.

How Science Museums Are Promoting Civil Religion-Science Dialogue

Alan I. Leshner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alan I. Leshner

The Smithsonian's Hall of Human Origins is only one case study in how science centers are successfully engaging the public on issues at the intersection of science and religion.

How Evolution Gets Used And Abused In The Science-Religion Debate

Dr. Denis Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. Denis Alexander

It's best just to let scientific theories do the job that they're good at, and not invest them with ideologies that have nothing to do with the science.

Redefining The Creation/Evolution Controversy

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

The Clergy Letter Project, comprised of thousands of clergy members and scientists, demonstrates that religious leaders and scientists are not inherently at odds.

Gravity, Evolution and Religious Dogma

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

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.

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

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

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.

Creation Explores the Interaction Between Religion and Science

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

Creation shows so well that in Emma, as in society at large, the tension between religion and science need not be ignored but can be played out in productive and respectful manners.

Profiles in (Evolutionary) Courage, Part 2: Choosing Between Dogma and Darwin

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

Al modestly described his actions at the 2008 General Conference of the United Methodist Church as having "quietly moved Methodism into the 21st century." But back at home, Al has paid a very high price for his actions.

Russian Creationism Sounds Frighteningly Familiar

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

Religious fundamentalists have begun promoting creationism in Russia -- and they are doing so using many of the same strategies and buzzwords adopted by fellow extremists in the United States.

Intelligent Design Is an Empty Sack, So Why Do We Have to Repeat This?

Alex Wilhelm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alex Wilhelm

The creationists are back. After their attempts to foist Intelligent Design into our schools failed, they have been forced to find new locations to spread their non-theory, including this publication.