TITLE

Nature, Vanity, and the Teaching of Evolution

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Randy
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Journal of College Science Teaching;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents views on the hesitancy of people to accept the theory of evolution due to religious beliefs. Effect of man's vanity on the acceptance of the theory according to scientist Charles Darwin; Information on the presence of exhibits about the human evolution in science museums; Stand of the Republicans regarding teaching of creationism in U.S. states.
ACCESSION #
15767584

 

Related Articles

  • THE SOLUTION. Carmichael, Mary // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);2/19/2007 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 149 Issue 8, p8 

    The article discusses what events are planned to commemorate scientist Charles Darwin's birthday. The article reports that more than 850 celebrations are planned worldwide, from bearded Darwin impersonators to serious debates. The Discovery Institute, the major U.S. proponent of intelligent...

  • THE SOLUTION. Carmichael, Mary // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);2/19/2007 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 149 Issue 8, p5 

    The article discusses what events are planned to commemorate scientist Charles Darwin's birthday. The article reports that more than 850 celebrations are planned worldwide, from bearded Darwin impersonators to serious debates. The Discovery Institute, the major U.S. proponent of intelligent...

  • Evolution's Challenge to Theology. Edwards, Dennis // Australasian Science;Apr2002, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p22 

    Examines the issue on the role of God in a world evolving by chance mutations. Details of the late scientist Charles Darwin's evolution theory; Challenge to theology; Views of theologians on evolutionary biology and biblical accounts of creation.

  • DARWIN'S DIVISIONS. Hilbert, Martin // Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity;Jun2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p28 

    Focuses on the theory of evolution popularized by theorist Charles Darwin and the stand of the Catholic Church on it. Reason of Darwinists that God is not banished in the picture of evolution based on Darwin's principle; Materialistic explanation on evolution and mankind's fall according to...

  • Darwinismo y religión en el Reino Unido durante el periodo Mid-Victoriano. PEREIRO, James // Anuario de Historia de la Iglesia;2009, Vol. 18, p27 

    The impact of Darwin's Origin of Species was reinforced in the religious sphere by the publication of Essays and Reviews a few months later. Evolutionism and German exegetical theories seemed to undermine the foundations of the faith. The negative reactions to evolutionism, however, were not...

  • A Radical Conversion. Ferris, Rick // American Dissident;Jul2011, Issue 23, p25 

    The author reflects on the real existence of God. He cites his confusion concerning God's presence on the Earth and rather believes in the theory of naturalist Charles Darwin pertaining to fossils as the origin of man. The author admits being an atheist and believes that his life has a purpose...

  • Rescuing Darwin. ALEXANDER, DENIS R. // Science & Christian Belief;Apr2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p2 

    The author emphasizes the need to rescue the late scientist Charles Darwin from his distorted portrayal as a threat to good theology. He notes that the scientist has been recruited in attempts to support a range of ideologies. He mentions that Darwin had said that he has never been an atheist in...

  • International.  // Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p13 

    The article focuses on the international survey conducted by the British Council regarding Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in Great Britain from April to May 2009. According to Fern Elsdon-Baker, head of the British Council's Darwin program, the survey shows that science and faith need not...

  • Science vs. faith: serving the right's agenda. Jordan, Susan // Empty Closet;Nov2005, Issue 385, p2A 

    The article presents opinion on the equation of faith with facts that can be tested. Some religious groups in the United States refused to accept the theory of evolution of Charles Darwin. It argues that churches have the right to deny sacraments, including marriage and communion, based on...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics