TITLE

Science vs. faith: serving the right's agenda

AUTHOR(S)
Jordan, Susan
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Empty Closet;Nov2005, Issue 385, p2A
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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 political beliefs.
ACCESSION #
19313334

 

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