TITLE

Why Bother with Creationists?

AUTHOR(S)
Edwords, Frederick
PUB. DATE
January 1984
SOURCE
Humanist;Jan/Feb84, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the creation-evolution controversy. Demands of creationism, including equal time in public school science classes; Ways that creationism demands extend into other areas; Arguments of creationists; Risks to science and technology of widespread acceptance of creationism; Outlook for the continuing debate.
ACCESSION #
10065722

 

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