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creationism

kree ay shuh ni zuhm

  • n  the literal belief in the account of Creation given in the Book of Genesis
    creationism denies the theory of evolution of species

  • It is a subtler way of finding God's fingerprints in nature than traditional creationism.
  • She supports the teaching of creationism in public schools, alongside evolution.
  • In a rebuke to the proponents of intelligent design, Jones called the phrase "a mere relabeling of creationism," intended to get around the 1987 judicial ban on teaching .
News & Articles

  • Ball State under scrutiny for hiring professor
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ball State University in Indiana is facing scrutiny for hiring a science professor who wrote a book on intelligent design, a move that comes after another professor at the state college was accused of teaching creationism.
    July 9, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Ball State comes under scrutiny for hiring professor who wrote book on intelligent design
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Ball State University in Indiana is facing scrutiny for hiring a science professor who wrote a book on intelligent design, a move that comes after another professor at the state college was accused of teaching creationism.
    July 9, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Traveling in Darwin's footsteps in Chile
    The name Darwin easily evokes a word association game moving from evolution to Galapagos Islands to turtles to apes to the Scopes Trial to Creationism and even Intelligent Design.
    July 7, 2013 - The Fort Collins Coloradoan
Quotes

  • Eugenie Scott in New York Times
    The phrase 'strengths and weaknesses' has been spread nationally as a slogan to bring creationism in through the back door,said Eugenie C. Scott of the National Center for Science in Education, a California group that opposes watering down...
  • Lewis Wolpert in guardian.co.uk
    Our schools should teach children to think for themselves, not indoctrinate them, so we have to expose them to different theories and ultimately let them decide. Our public schools should present both evolution and creationism. I would not support... Mike Huckabee http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Huckabee&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEoSIK1vNSmaBjF6g8bzwLCkxvsCg Pine Bluff Commercial http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.pbcommercial.com/articles/2007/05/08/ap-state-ar/d8p0er780.txt&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF4PwTJ9FvcknoYPIQUW06RBKQ7TQ May 8, 2007 23367 31324 creationism Creationism is based on faith and has nothing to do with science, and it should not be taught in science classes," said Prof Lewis Wolpert, a developmental biologist at University College London. "There is no evidence for a creator, and...

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