The Other Intelligent Design Theories

Brin, David
March 2006
Skeptic;2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p60
The article focuses on the importance of intelligent design to Darwinian evolution. Intelligent design demands to be recognized as a direct and scientific competitor with the theory of evolution. Promoters of intelligent design barely try to undermine evolution as a vast model of the world. Furthermore, it appeals to notions that are far more a part of the lexicon of science than religion.


Related Articles

  • When science and theology meet. Butler, Declan // Nature;9/7/2006, Vol. 443 Issue 7107, p10 

    The article features the age old contradiction between science and religion from Vatican's point of view. Earlier, Pope John Paul has reconciled the faith and science and expressed that the Darwininan evolution is more than a mere hypothesis. However, the pope Benedict XVI, is not yet clear on...

  • Across the Great Divide.  // Science & Spirit;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p48 

    Reports on groups such as the Florida Organization on Religion, Environmental Science and Technology (FOREST), whose mission is to try to engage science and religion in a way that impoverishes neither, often with the hope of injecting tolerance and flexibility into highly contentious debates....

  • Evolution: We Can't Sit Idly By. Fienberg, Richard Tresch // Sky & Telescope;Apr2005, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p8 

    Focuses on the conflict between science and religion as embodied in the teaching of evolution in some schools in the U.S. Presentation of intelligent design as an alternative to Darwinism by ninth-grade biology teachers in Dover, Pennsylvania; Lack of understanding in the difference between...

  • EXPELLED ERRORS: Science and Religion. Scott, Eugenie C.; Hess, Peter M. J. // Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Sep-Dec2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5/6, p49 

    The article discusses the discusses the incompatibility between evolution and religion. It states that scientists are atheists which are linked to advocacy of evolution and reinforcing the conspiracy of repressing intelligent design and were characterized with inaccurate and dishonest strategy...

  • Intelligent Design - but not as we know it! A Spiritual Approach to Evolution. Jones, Howard A. // Journal for Spiritual & Consciousness Studies;May2016, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p37 

    The idea of Intelligent Design has been rejected by scientists as rational explanations are found for processes in the natural xoorld and a role for God seems irrelevant. Even religionists don't like the idea that God xvould need to be involved in xvliat xvould be tantamount to an endless...

  • Addressing Religious Beliefs in Class. Dowling-Sendor, Benjamin // American School Board Journal;Apr2006, Vol. 193 Issue 4, p69 

    The article presents the author's opinion on issues addressing religious beliefs in class. The author discussed the court's decision on the case Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District. U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III struck down a school board resolution and school district...

  • Andy Rooney and Prayer. Abbott, Serge Evangelos // Culture & Religion Review Journal;2011, Vol. 2011 Issue 1, p115 

    The article offers the author's insights regarding the things he believes in the context of religion in contrast with the things that he did not believes in the context of science, such as his idea on Christian churches, the theory of evolution, and wars.

  • Evolution, Intelligent Design, and Religion in the Social Studies Classroom. Singer, Alan // Social Science Docket;Winter/Spring2007, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p4 

    The article focuses on the challenges before social studies teachers while addressing the issues of intelligent design, evolution and religion in their classes in the U.S. There is increasing debate over the role of religion in the history and society. The state of Georgia has approved the...

  • EXPELLED ERRORS: Evolution. Rosenau, Joshua; Scott, Eugenie C. // Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Sep-Dec2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5/6, p43 

    The article discusses the concept of evolution and its conflict with the theories of intelligent design. It states that several scientists questions the concept of biological evolution which encountered problems such as how it woks and what descended from what with nonexistent dispute about the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics