THE LEADING EDGE
- Editorial: Return of the peppered moth. // New Scientist;12/8/2007, Vol. 196 Issue 2633, p3
The author discusses creationists and evolution using the example of the peppered moth in Great Britain. Creationists used the questions about about the methodology of field research done in the 1950s to discredit the science of evolution. The moth was originally light colored, but became dark,...
- Natural Science and Creationist Theology. Beck, Stanley D. // BioScience;Oct1982, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p738
The article presents the author's views on the process of evolution through continuing creation with reference to creationist theology. The author firmly admits that evolution is a process of continuing creation in a changing world. The author believes that scientific creationism is not...
- Are 'Scientific Creationists' Right About Darwin Being Wrong? Eldredge, Niles // Educational Leadership;Dec81, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p216
Examines the claim made by creationists and some paleontologists that Darwinian theory on evolution of life is invalid. Arguments given by creationists in support of their claim; Brief description of the evolutionary theory of origin of life; Shortcomings of the evolutionary theory.
- Scientists and Literalists. Born, Daniel // Common Review;Spring2006, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p4
This article comments on the debate between evolutionary theorists and creationists over the narrative of Genesis 1 and 2. It reports on a federal judge's ruling that prohibited the proponents of intelligent design in the Dover, Pennsylvania school district to present their viewpoint in biology...
- Life's Grand Design. Morris, Holly J. // U.S. News & World Report;7/29/2002, Vol. 133 Issue 4, p52
Discusses intelligent design, a theory championed by anti-evolutionists who credit an unnamed intelligence for the creation of life. How the intelligence may, or may not be, God; View of intellectual design by educators; Proponents of intellectual design being motivated by religion or issues...
- Creator or Blind Watchmaker? Johnson, Phillip E. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1993, Issue 29, p8
Discusses the conflict between naturalistic materialism and creationism. Examination on naturalistic materialism as a scientific theory to explain the origin of life on earth and the descent of man; Examination on creationism which claims that God created the world and all living things;...
- Creationism's Value? Clifford, Richard J. // America;03/11/2000, Vol. 182 Issue 8, p6
Looks at the biblical implications of creationism or creation-based philosophy. Comparison between evolution and creationism; Creation in the Bible; Differences between biblical and modern views of creation; Relationship of religion and science.
- `Chained to the Devil's Throne': Evolution & Creation Science as a Religio-Political Issue. Paterson, Frances R.A.; Rossow, Lawrence F. // American Biology Teacher;May99, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p358
Examines the extent of evolution-creation science challenges to public school education in the United States. Fundamentalism on education; Evolution in Christian right literature; State Republican party platforms.
- Why Bother with Creationists? Edwords, Frederick // Humanist;Jan/Feb84, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p36
Examines the creation-evolution controversy. Demands of creationism, including equal time in public school science classes; Ways that creationism demands extend into other areas; Arguments of creationists; Risks to science and technology of widespread acceptance of creationism; Outlook for the...