Clarifying Creationism: Five Common Myths

Numbers, Ronald L.
March 2011
History & Philosophy of the Life Sciences;2011, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p129
Academic Journal
The essay seeks to explain creationism and subvert five myths the author has identified concerning the subject and creationists. He first denies that creationists believe in the fixity of species and the perfect design of the world. He distinguishes between young-earth creationists and intelligent-design (ID) theorists. He then explains that creationists are not against science save for evolutionary principles and comments on the global character of the subject.


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