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2013-08-01 20:20:58

SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Making a compelling case for intelligent design landed Darwin's Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design by Dr. Stephen C. Meyer at #7 on the New York Times non-fiction best seller list. It also opened at #10 on the Publishers Weekly bestseller list, and #4 on the Los Angeles Times list. Discovery Institute is hosting a national book party for Dr. Meyer on Saturday, August 10(th) at 7:30pm in the...

2013-07-03 23:17:11

Pro-intelligent design book Darwin’s Doubt The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design debuted on the July 7, New York Times bestseller list at #7. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 The new book Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design debuted on the July 7 New York Times bestseller list at #7. This marks the first time that a book making a scientific argument supporting the theory of intelligent design has...

2013-06-17 23:14:47

In DARWIN'S DOUBT, Meyer tackles the most controversial aspect of Darwin´s theory of evolution–the rapid appearance of animal life 530 million years ago–and expands the scientific argument for Intelligent Design. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 “When Charles Darwin finished his famous book, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one.” So begins DARWIN´S DOUBT: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design...

2012-02-20 11:25:40

Biologist Kenneth Miller speaks at AAAS Meeting Feb. 18 Vicious, winner-take-all competition in nature is an essential pillar of evolutionary theory, but it frequently describes the mindset people have about how, or whether, to teach the subject. Religious students sometimes come to class thinking that science and religion are in deliberate opposition, like two lionesses fighting over a kill. When Brown University biologist and practicing Catholic Kenneth Miller teaches evolution, he also...

2012-01-31 18:51:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bill approved today by the Indiana Senate to allow the teaching of creationism in public schools is being criticized as bad science education by Discovery Institute, the nation's leading intelligent design think tank. If made law, Indiana Senate Bill 89 (SB89) would allow creationism, a religious view on the origin of species, into the Hoosier state's biology classrooms. In 1987, the Supreme Court struck down similar...

2011-11-21 18:17:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An LA County Superior Court Judge ruled Friday that a jury will decide whether NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) unlawfully discriminated against a former employee for discussing the scientific theory of intelligent design (ID) at work. According to the Discovery Institute, David Coppedge, a 14-year JPL veteran and team lead computer administrator on the Cassini Mission to Saturn, was demoted for lending ID-related DVDs to coworkers,...

Creationism Vs Evolution - The Battle Continues In The UK
2011-09-21 05:17:06

  In an effort to curb the teaching of Creationism and Intelligent Design (ID) in British public schools, scientists have called on the government to toughen its guidance on their promotion in classrooms. The effort led by prominent scientists, including the naturalist David Attenborough and Richard Dawkins (an atheist), accuses religious fundamentalists as portraying Creationism and ID as scientific theory. They claim it is unacceptable to teach creationism and ID, whether it...

2011-08-29 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state-run California Science Center (CSC) has paid $110,000 to settle a lawsuit by American Freedom Alliance (AFA) against CSC for violating AFA's First Amendment free speech rights to advocate intelligent design (ID), according to Discovery Institute. As part of the settlement, the CSC also has invited AFA to present the ID event it previously cancelled. CSC rented its IMAX theater to AFA to show Darwin's Dilemma, a science...

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....

2011-03-31 01:57:15

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.) have found that people's death anxiety can influence them to support theories of intelligent design and reject evolutionary theory. Existential anxiety also prompted people to report increased liking for Michael Behe, intelligent design's main proponent, and increased disliking for evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins The lead author is UBC Psychology Asst. Prof. Jessica Tracy with co-authors Joshua...