Evolution Intelligent Design Science

Eugenie Scott’s Just Deserts

CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES SETTLES LIBEL CLAIM OVER EVOLUTION ARTICLE Parent’s Claim Sparked by False Article by Leading Darwin Advocate ROSEVILLE, CA — The California Academy of Sciences has settled with a California parent, Larry Caldwell, who raised a potential libel claim against the organization over its publication of a false and defamatory article authored […]

Evolution Intelligent Design Science

“Smithsonian Distances Itself From Controversial Film”

Smithsonian Distances Itself From Controversial Film http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/01/AR2005060101986.html By Tommy Nguyen Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, June 2, 2005; Page C01 The controversy over the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History’s decision to allow a documentary based on “intelligent design” — the theory that life is so meticulously complex that a divine intelligence must have designed it […]

Education Intelligent Design Religion Science

ID and the Charge of Fundamentalism

Baylor’s eclectic approach to gathering faith-and-learning resources meant they sometimes failed to screen out the culturally militant elements of evangelicalism. In a head-shaking blunder, Sloan’s team put William Dembski—point man for the Intelligent Design movement—in charge of a new science-and-religion center. It’s hard to imagine any step that would have been more effective in convincing skeptical faculty that Sloan was turning Baylor over to the fundamentalists.

Education Science

Powers of Ten

Have a look at the video at the following site: http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/index.html. Is there any design-theoretic significance that on a logarithmic size-scale, we’re close to the middle of the known physical universe? Regardless of the answer to this question or whether there even is an answer, you’re in for a treat if you haven’t seen such […]

Intelligent Design Religion Science

Christianity Today’s 2005 Book Awards

Two ID books were selected among Christianity Today’s 2005 Book Awards: in the category of Apologetics/Evangelism, Lee Strobel’s The Case for a Creator; in the category Christianity & Culture, my book The Design Revolution (another of my books Intelligent Design: The Bridge Between Science and Theology received that same award in 2000). Awards like this […]

Religion Science

Templeton Foundation Enlists Journalists into Its Science-Religion Discussion

Looking for 10 Fine Journalists Setting Up the Templeton-Cambridge Journalism Fellowships in Science and Religion By Julia Vitullo-Martin “It’s a pleasure to meet a man who’s got an asteroid named after him,” said Cathy Lynn Grossman, the religion correspondent for USA Today, extending her hand to Owen Gingerich, research professor of astronomy at Harvard and […]