What Darwin Didn't Know (Is What Some Folks Believe)

Vaccaro, Jenna
January 2009
Humanist;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p38
This article examines the beliefs of creationists such as Hugh Ross, president of Reasons to Believe. Ross mixes science with biblical passages to illustrate how God created the universe. He argues that the conditions that gave rise to life on Earth were so specific that it must have been developed intentionally.


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