TITLE

Observatory Head Calls Intelligent Design 'Absurd'

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
America;4/10/2006, Vol. 194 Issue 13, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports briefly on an interview conducted George Coyne, the director of the Vatican Observatory, where he called the concept of intelligent design absurd and part of a religious fundamentalist movement in the U.S. which wants science to show that God exists.
ACCESSION #
20347096

 

Related Articles

  • Clergy argy bargy.  // New Scientist;8/13/2005, Vol. 187 Issue 2512, p4 

    This article reports that a rift has opened up within the Catholic church over the compatibility of the theory of evolution with Christian faith. The Vatican's chief astronomer, the American Jesuit priest George Coyne, has rebuffed controversial comments made by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn...

  • Evolving argument. Buchanan, Pat // Fort Worth Business Press;8/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 33, p42 

    Comments on the case of John Scopes for violating the Tennessee law forbidding the teaching of evolution. Argument raised about intelligent design in the teaching of evolution; Discussion on the Big Bang theory of the evolutionist; Cause of disbelief in Darwinian fundamentalism.

  • SOUNDBITES.  // New Scientist;11/26/2005, Vol. 188 Issue 2527, p8 

    The article presents views of people related to the field of science, on various issues. The Vatican's chief astronomer George Coyne in a debate spoke about evolution versus intelligent design. New York doctor Charles Kimmelman spoke about a surgical treatment for sleep apnoea that involves...

  • Intelligent Design Makes God 'Too Small'  // America;2/20/2006, Vol. 194 Issue 6, p6 

    The article reports on the criticism by George Coyne, S. J., director of the Vatican Observatory, against supporters of intelligent design as belittling God and making her/him too small and paltry. His opinion about intelligent design is presented. Intelligent design's view of a designer God is...

  • Vatican astronomer's backing of evolution no factor in his exit.  // Christian Century;10/3/2006, Vol. 123 Issue 20, p16 

    The article discusses speculation that George Coyne, former director of the Vatican Observatory, was replaced because of his evolutionary views. Coyne rejects the notion, saying he stepped down voluntarily because the observatory needed fresh leadership. Coyne is a proponent of evolution and...

  • CORRESPONDENCE. Fessio, S. J. Joseph; Budziszewski, J.; Kneale, Brendan; Shale, David; Kuebler, Daniel; Horowitz, Michael; Allott, Daniel; Colson, Charles W.; Ice, Kevin; O'Hara, Timothy V. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan2006, Issue 159, p2 

    Several letters to the editor in response to articles in previous issues including "The Design of Evolution," by Stephen M. Barr, "The Shame of Darfur," by Allen D. Hertzke, "The New Europes," by Richard John Neuhaus and "God and Bertie Wooster," by Joseph Bottum in the October 2005 issue are...

  • IN THE BEGINNING: U.S. BRIEFS.  // National Catholic Reporter;1/6/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p3 

    The article offers news brief in the U.S. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire officials have lifted a ban on the organization of Bible studies in dormitory rooms. Religious affiliation cannot be used by New Jersey authorities in investigating someone for possible terrorist activity. Newark, New...

  • CATHOLICS, INTELLIGENT DESIGN &DARWIN'S THEORY. Cole, Mark // New Oxford Review;Jan2007, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p36 

    The article comments on debates regarding the claims on evolution, the principles of intelligent design movement and the teachings of the Catholic Church. It mentions that as we cannot set aside the ideas promoted by the Intelligent Design Movement regarding the existence of mankind and god but...

  • Evolution and Christian Faith. Russell, Robert John // America;2/20/2006, Vol. 194 Issue 6, p12 

    The article presents the author's response to an essay by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn concerning the stand of the Catholic Church on the stand neo-Darwinian theory. The author argued that the Cardinal should have challenged the atheists and not the scientists. The author supports the views...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics