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Evolution Creationism Debate

Christians, Can We Drop This 'Creationism' Thing Already?

David Michael McFarlane | Posted 11.20.2013 | Religion
David Michael McFarlane

I can say with integrity, my faith is richer for my belief in evolution, not worse. So I'm asking, Christians, can we quit fighting this battle? Can we reevaluate what truly deserves protest and lobbying dollars?

School District Not Dropping Creationism Proposal

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

After a school board meeting on Tuesday, one Ohio school district is still considering adding creationism to its curriculum, despite criticism from st...

Ohio School District Considers Teaching Creationism

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

The Springboro, Ohio, school board is currently considering a proposal that would allow the district to teach creationism, despite objections from the...

Creationism's New Trojan Horse

Zack Kopplin | Posted 01.24.2013 | Education
Zack Kopplin

Teaching our students creationism is wrong. American citizens must stand up and demand that their state governments stop funding creationism with public money. We must teach evidence based science and not fund voucher schools which will fail our students.

Intelligent Design Is Dead: A Christian Perspective

Paul Wallace | Posted 03.03.2012 | Religion
Paul Wallace

For a person of faith, Intelligent Design is not just an unnecessary choice; it is a harmful one. It reduces God to a kind of holy tinkerer. It locates the divine in places of ignorance and obscurity.

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 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.

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 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.

HuffPost Religion Announces the Launch of Religion and Science: A Contemporary Discussion

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The Huffington Post is pleased to announce the launch of Religion and Science: A Contemporary Discussion -- a forum dedicated to an intelligent and respectful discussion of one of the most contentious conversations of our time.

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.

Young Earth Creationism: Not Only in America

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

While it is true that Americans consistently reject evolution to a greater extent than people in the rest of the developed world, creationism has increasingly become a matter of contention around the world.

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.

Intelligent Design's Coffin Is Still Empty

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

If the scientific community wants to dislodge Intelligent Design, they need to start by admitting that their efforts have been an abysmal failure so far.