Bethel College in Indiana is just the latest battlefield between evangelicals and evolution. Unfortunately, it won’t be the last.
Karl W. Giberson holds a Ph.D. in physics from Rice University and teaches writing, science, and religion at Stonehill College. He is the author and coauthor of numerous books, including Saving Darwin: How to Be a Christian and Believe in Evolution and The Anointed: Evangelical Truth in a Secular Age, and lectures widely on science and religion.
The intellectual crisis deepens in the Church of the Nazarene as another scholar is forced out of one of its universities.
A beloved professor forced from a Nazarene university this month is the latest casualty in a war that’s being waged against thinking evangelical Christians.
From Ann Coulter on Ebola to evangelicals on climate change, 2014 was full of award-worthy science denialism.
The Midwest evangelical denomination declined to study its position on evolution and human origins because professors at its affiliated colleges are supposedly already producing rigorous scholarship on those issues. But in fact, the CRC allows them to be harassed, muzzled, and fired when conservatives don’t like their discoveries.
Despite the existence of nuanced religious positions on evolution, polls show Americans—including many former believers—have come to believe there’s an unbridgeable gulf between faith and science.
Human tails are a genetic accident—and a big problem for the faux-scientific creationism known as ‘intelligent design.’ But that won’t stop their wild tales.
Advocates of the pseudo-scientific, secularized version of creationism love debates, because they give the appearance of two equal sides. Here’s what it’s like to participate in one.
A controversial new documentary that argues the earth is the center of the universe is the logical result of reading the Bible as a scientific document—and proves that most evangelical creationists aren’t nearly as consistent as they think.
Kenneth Miller wrote the biology textbook often targeted by creationists who want to toss it from public schools. Oh, and now he’s won one of the Catholic Church’s top prizes.