In a July 3 Forbes opinion column, Trevor Nace, a geologist, wrote that Snelling "disregards his entire field" by attempting to discredit proven scientific theories on the basis of his creationist
Overall, roughly three-quarters of Americans believe God was involved in man's creation -- whether that be the creationist
view based on the Bible or the view that God guided the evolutionary process, outlined by scientist Charles Darwin and others.
Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly described creationist
language in Texas' science curriculum standards.
"These teachers fail to explain the nature of scientific inquiry, undermine the authority of established experts, and legitimize creationist
arguments, even if unintentionally;' wrote Berkman and Plutzer.
Since the courts have blocked teaching of creationist
ideology in public schools (in the case of Kitzmiller vs.
claims there is no such thing as evolution and believes in the literal truth of the Book of Genesis.
teaching theories also have backing from some academics at Leeds University who say it should be considered as an alternative to evolution.
Around 10% of British schoolchildren come from families with sincere Creationist
beliefs, said Prof Reiss, an ordained Church of England minister.
But Professor Michael Reiss, of the University of London, who is also an Anglican priest, said teachers could not ignore the fact that growing numbers of Muslim and Christian children in the UK now held creationist
theories cull the choices on the possible origins of life down to two, without explaining why.
Hogan's chain of reasoning will win the grudging respect of Darwinist and creationist
Recent events in the United States have brought anti-evolution activity to the forefront in media coverage of science education, but Canadians are often unaware that such creationist
, anti-evolution activity is present in Canada as well.