Michael Dowd speaks in tongues, and when he's not doing that, he's talking almost nonstop about why Christians should embrace evolution.
Science and Religion Archive
Henry Morris III, the chief executive of the Institute for Creation Research, said Tuesday that the proposed curriculum, taught in California, used faculty and textbooks “from all the top schools” along with, he said, the “value added” of challenges to …
The nonprofit Institute for Creation Research in Dallas wants to train future science teachers in Texas and elsewhere using an online curriculum. The institute's proposal comes amid a fierce debate over how to teach evolution – the theory that humans …
The author of three books on the topic, Tom Woodward has been called "the historian of the intelligent design movement."
Sabrina Rahim doesn't practice any particular faith, but she had no problem signing a letter declaring that because of her deeply held religious beliefs, her 4-year-old son should be exempt from the vaccinations required to enter preschool.
It is hoped the guidance will help avoid the situation in the United States where some schools – under pressure from the religious Right – have compelled science teachers to introduce lessons in intelligent design, a creationist off-shoot.
The move is in response to a campaign by Christian group 'Truth in Science' which last summer sent every school DVDs promoting intelligent design (ID), a Creationism offshoot, in a bid to get it taught.
Europe's main human rights body will vote next week on a resolution opposing the teaching of creationist and intelligent design views in school science classes.
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., earmarked $100,000 in a spending bill for a Louisiana Christian group that has challenged the teaching of Darwinian evolution in the public school system and to which he has political ties.
Throughout the Muslim world, there is a widespread suspicion that science is heresy--or at least those parts of science that cannot be used, or twisted, to support literalist interpretations of Islamic scriptures.
In the United States, opposition to the teaching of evolution in public schools has largely been fueled by the religious right, particularly Protestant fundamentalism. Now another voice is entering the debate, in dramatic fashion.
Refuting more than 100 years of received evolutionary science is no easy task. It is especially challenging when all you've got is a 900-square-foot creationist museum in the Alberta countryside to prove that the Book of Genesis better explains our …
Amid protesters and television cameras, several thousand visitors lined up yesterday for the opening of the Creation Museum, a $27 million attraction purporting that the Bible's creation story is literal fact supported by science.
Scientists should form a closer alliance with mainstream religion in order to better fight extremism, the president of the Royal Society said yesterday.
Answers in Genesis establishes the Earth's age at 6,000 years by tracing the genealogies in the first book of the Bible. The ministry says the biblical text can never be reinterpreted, no matter what scientific evidence is produced. It says …
Some of the exhibits would be the envy of any natural history museum. There also will be an exhibit suggesting that belief in evolution is the root of most of modern society's evils.
The second most powerful member of the Texas House has circulated a Georgia lawmaker's call for a broad assault on teaching of evolution.
The new guidelines reflect mainstream scientific views of evolution and represent a political defeat for advocates of "intelligent design," who had helped write the standards that are being jettisoned.
In his new book Apollo’s Arrow, ambitiously subtitled The Science of Prediction and the Future of Everything, Vancouver-based author and mathematician David Orrell set out to explain why the mathematical models scientists use to predict the weather, the climate and …