TITLE

Religious dogma is banned in B.C. science classes to make way for irreligious dogma

AUTHOR(S)
Byfield, Ted; Byfield, Virginia
PUB. DATE
November 1995
SOURCE
Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;11/20/95, Vol. 22 Issue 49, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Looks at how British Columbia Education Minister Art Charbonneau forbade the Abbotsford School Board to allow mention of `creationism' in science classes. Assertion that Charbonneau's move meant that irreligious dogma was triumphing over genuine science, free discussion and common sense; The skepticism about Charles Darwin's natural selection theory, in the November 1995 issue of `Catholic Insight.'
ACCESSION #
9512087676

 

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