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Some Americans Still Monkeying Around on Science Education
Originally Posted: 07/22/2014 - 9:47am | Type: Blog

Colloquially known as the “Monkey Trial,” the Tennessee v. John Scopes trial ended on July 21, 1925, but 89 years later, the American public is still debating on where it stands with religion and science educa ...

Diverse Religion Because of Diverse Creation By a Diverse Creator?
Originally Posted: 03/08/2013 - 3:09pm | Type: Blog

Species don’t evolve to become like other species. They evolve into better versions of themselves. I read a lot of Trinitarian theology last semester at Duke Divinity school, most ...

How Creationism Deconstructs Itself and Why Darwin’s Fish Might Be a Bully
Originally Posted: 11/05/2012 - 12:00pm | Type: Blog

“People who insist that the sacredness of Scripture depends on belief in creation in a literal six days seem never to insist on a literal reading of ‘to him who asks, give,’ or ‘sell what you have and give the ...

Peaceful Coexistence of Science and Faith: Interview with NIH Director Francis Collins
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Francis S. Collins has long been known in the science world for his leadership of the Human Genome Project, an ambitious 13-year joint endeavor by the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Depart ...

Happy Birthday Darwin!
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>In commemoration of Charles Robert Darwin's 200th birthday, Darwin Day Celebration, a nonprofit 501(c)3 educational corporation, is hosting <a href="http://www.darwinday.org">Darw ...

Tina Beattie on The New Atheists, Part 2: Faith and Reason Are Not Enemies (interview by Becky Garrison)
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>Following is a continuation of Becky Garrison's e-mail exchange with Tina Beattie, author of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&amp;location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amaz ...