Geoscience Research Institute

News Archives – July-Dec 2005

DISCLAIMER:  The following links do not necessarily represent endorsement by the Geoscience Research Institute, but are meant to provide information from a wide range of viewpoints and expertise on scientific issues, religious issues, and the interface between the two, particularly in the area of creation and evolution.


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  • Professing Faith / December-January 2006 / Karen Houppert / Mother Jones Magazine — The battle of Intelligent Design vs. evolution is popularly cast as Christianity vs. science, religion vs. Enlightenment. At the nation’s largest Baptist university, the battle is Christian vs. Christian, and all the bloodier.
  • Kansas Prof. Apologizes for E-Mail / November 29, 2005 / Yahoo! News — religion professor apologized for an e-mail that referred to religious conservatives as “fundies” and said a course describing intelligent design as mythology would be a “nice slap in their big fat face”
  • Darwin Under the Microscope: The Origin of the Man and His Theory / November 29, 2005 / Michael Powell / Washington Post, p.C01
  • Materialism’s leap of faith / November 29, 2005 / Paul Campos / Rocky Mountain News
  • Dinosaurs, evangelicals and the state / 26 November 2005 / Justin Webb / BBC — Should the views of the religious right, many of whom are Republican party supporters, be adopted by the US government?
  • Fire and ice caught on camera / 24 November 2005 / Mark Peplow / Nature (news@nature) — volcano on Antarctic island flips its lid
  • The Origin of Speciousness / November 18, 2005 / George Neumayr / American Spectator — many Darwinists argue that Darwin’s theory harmonizes with religion
  • Evolution: Rationality vs. Randomness / November 2005 / Gerald Schroeder / aish.com (The Jewish Website) — an M.I.T. trained scientist takes a look at Darwin, the fossil record, and the likelihood of random evolution
  • published articles / September 2005 / Tim O’Connor / Dept. of Philosophy, Indiana University — free will, emergence, philosophical theology, epistemology

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  • The Duplicate Dog / August 5, 2005 / New York Times — the cloning of a dog by South Korean scientists is notable mostly for its display of virtuosity and persistence by the research team
  • Design for Confusion / August 5, 2005 / Paul Krugman / New York Times — all the intelligent design movement has to do is create confusion, to make it seem as if there really is a controversy about the validity of evolutionary theory
  • The Little Engine That Could…Undo Darwinism / August 5, 2005 / Dan Peterson / American Spectator
  • Darwin’s Compost / August 4, 2005 / George Neumayr / American Thinker — an honest headline on the story would read: “Press Baits Bush on Intelligent Design, Then Fuels Debate over his Response”
  • The Intelligent Design Bogeyman / August 4, 2005 / David Limbaugh
  • Creation-Evolution Headlines / July 2005 / David F. Coppedge / Master Plan Productions

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