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Benedict XVI, in his first extended reflections on evolution published as pope, says that Darwin's theory cannot be finally proven and that science has unnecessarily narrowed humanity's view of creation.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The first group of monks in China to complete an MBA course have begun reflecting on their achievements, state media said on Wednesday.
By Rebecca Cook HELL, Michigan (Reuters) - The road to Hell was crowded with the curious on Tuesday -- as well as devils-in-disguise, hearse enthusiasts, Christian protesters and merchants trying to cash in on the apocalypse.
Two days after a U.S. judge struck down the teaching of intelligent design theory in a Pennsylvania public school, the journal Science on Thursday proclaimed evolution the breakthrough of 2005.
By Barry Garron LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - A priest, a minister and a rabbi sit down for an interview with Barbara Walters. The start of a joke? No, just part of Walters' two-hour special on heaven.
A panel of academics took a cool look at the increasingly heated issue of evolution versus "intelligent design" on Thursday, variously holding up the latter as a cultural battle, a global phenomenon or even a brilliant marketing scheme.
Revisiting a topic that exposed Kansas to nationwide ridicule six years ago, the state Board of Education approved science standards for public schools Tuesday that cast doubt on the theory of evolution. The 6-4 vote was a victory for intelligent design advocates who helped draft the standards.
Scientists in the social sciences are more likely to believe in God and attend religious services than are scientists in the natural sciences, according to a survey of 1,646 faculty members at elite research universities by a Rice University sociologist.
BRENT RONINGEN, Bismarck Re. Daniel Gruver's Nov. 17 letter, "The huge leap is by Darwinians": The writer, a physician, says he could not comprehend his college class on natural selection, although he received an A.
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