is still the view that half of Protestants and other Christians (50%) hold, but it is not dominant, with 39% saying humans essentially evolved with God's guidance.
Taken individually, each of these chapters offers a detailed account of the people and organizations that promoted antievolutionary thinking, the religious geography in which creationism
spread, and the ways that creationist thought influenced the public life of a nation.
The society have launched a petition calling on Education Secretary Mike Russell to issue guidance to publicly-funded schools and colleges to "prevent the teaching of creationism
and related doctrines as viable alternatives to established science".
David Dewhurst said he happens "to believe in creationism
Some 57% of Republicans were in favour of teaching creationism
and intelligent design, compared to 30% of Democrats.
First, we asked the students to tei1 us whether their high school biology course included evolution but not creationism
but not evolution, both evolution and creationism
, or neither evolution nor creationism
Reference: NCSE is a handy, concise mini-encyclopedia on evolution and creationism
Mr Coad said in October 2009 Tribune published an article which said the Foundation was imposing fundamentalist beliefs on children, who were being taught evolution was as much a "theory" as creationism
and that everything was designed by a God creator as stated literally in Genesis.
Through this and previous surveys, Cotner and her colleagues have learned that 2 percent of students are taught creationism
only, 22 percent are taught evolution and creationism
, 14 are taught neither and 62 percent evolution only.
But of those, 54 per cent said it should be taught together with ideas about intelligent design and creationism
CONTRARY to TR Manley (Voice of the North, July 21), I say congratulations to playwrights Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood for bringing to light how, in some state schools, creationism
is taught as scientific fact.
In North America, however, this reconciliation has been under threat for several decades as resurgent hordes of fundamentalists and evangelicals committed to a literal reading of select Bible verses have proclaimed evolutionary biology anathema to Christian faith, and have thus exercised their political power to supplant science with a pseudo-scientific construct known, in its various guises, as creationism
, creation science, young-earth creationism
, and intelligent design.