TITLE

Creation or creationism

AUTHOR(S)
Cornwell, John
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
New Statesman;1/12/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4931, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
In this article the author uses his visit to an exhibition of artifacts relating to 19th century scientist Charles Darwin as a vehicle for pondering issues related to evolution and creationism. He compares Darwin's theories with a pronouncement made by Pope John Paul II about the literalness of the biblical book of Genesis. He suggests that Christianity and evolution are compatible.
ACCESSION #
35995930

 

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