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2011-07-12 00:00:58

Researcher and author of the newly released book "2012 FACTS & The New Science Of Religion & Evolution" Colton Bach, claims to reveal in his book a new and advanced science that not only proves religion but revolutionizes evolution and creationism by putting theories to rest, using science as the ultimate proof. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 According to Colton Bach, researcher and author of the new book: 2012 Facts & The New Science Of Religion & Evolution; A new and...

2011-06-21 07:00:00

Leading Christian Magazines Publish Cover Stories on Challenge From "Theistic Evolution" SEATTLE, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The debate among evangelical Christians over Darwin's theory of evolution has returned to front stage this summer with the publication of two separate cover stories on the issue by leading Christian magazines. In its June cover story, Christianity Today reported on how Christian proponents of Darwin are challenging historic beliefs about Adam and Eve....

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2011-01-28 09:50:00

The majority of public high school biology teachers are not strong classroom advocates of evolutionary biology, despite 40 years of court cases that have ruled teaching creationism or intelligent design violates the Constitution, according to Penn State political scientists. A mandatory undergraduate course in evolutionary biology for prospective teachers, and frequent refresher courses for current teachers, may be part of the solution, they say. "Considerable research suggests that...

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2010-03-11 08:35:00

High school and college students who understand the geological age of the Earth (4.5 billion years) are much more likely to understand and accept human evolution, according to a University of Minnesota study published in the March issue of the journal Evolution. The finding could give educators a new strategy for teaching evolution, since the Earth's age is typically covered in physical rather than biological science classes. Researchers Sehoya Cotner and Randy Moore, professors in College of...

2009-11-09 06:35:00

LACEY, Wash., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The evolution controversy rages hot as ever, with aggressive initiatives from popular secular scientists and best-selling authors like Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins in fighting deep-seated religious beliefs of Creationism and Intelligent Design. But according to Lawrence Wood, author of "Evolution's Fatal Flaw: The Inevitable Consequence of the Need to Ensure Species Survival" (published by iUniverse), evolutionists have failed to address evolution's...

2009-05-06 15:29:35

A University of Minnesota study has determined high school biology teachers often shape their student's views about evolution and creationism. Professors Randy Moore and Sehoya Cotner surveyed 1,000 university students taking introductory biology classes. They wanted to determine how biology majors view evolution compared with non-majors. The scientists said their results showed the two groups' views were similar and revealed high school biology teachers influence whether college students...

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2009-05-03 08:50:00

College students' views about evolution and creationism are often shaped by what they learned in their high school biology classes, according to a University of Minnesota study published in the May issue of BioScience, the journal of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. Co-authors Randy Moore and Sehoya Cotner, professors in the College of Biological Sciences, surveyed 1,000 students taking introductory biology classes at the University of Minnesota to learn how biology majors view...

2008-09-12 00:00:09

By Steve Connor Creationism should be included in science lessons to reduce the confusion among the rising numbers of schoolchildren who have been brought up to reject the principles of evolution, one of the country's leading scientists said yesterday. Citing evidence that more than one in 10 children in British state schools now believes in creationism, Professor Michael Reiss, the director of education at the Royal Society, called for such beliefs to be discussed and debated in class by...

2008-08-29 03:00:19

By Day, Matthew doi: 10.1017/S0009640708000863 Monkey Trials and Gorilla Sermons: Evolution and Christianity from Darwin to Intelligent Design. By Peter Bowler. New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2007. x + 258 pp. $24.95 cloth. Rummaging around for a title to his now-classic study of the religious movements that rocked central and western New York state during the first half of the nineteenth century, Whitney Cross decided that he...

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2008-05-20 08:45:00

In many ways, much has changed since the famous Scopes Monkey trial of 1925. In recent years, US courts have consistently ruled that teaching explicitly religious alternatives to evolution in public schools is a violation of the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. But in a new essay published in the open-access journal PLoS Biology, political scientist Michael Berkman and his colleagues show that despite these many legal victories, a surprising number of public high school biology...


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