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Adam & Eve: A Corporate Parable of Conformity?

In the Christian Bible, in what is perhaps the most distributed illustration on mankind’s origin, Eve – the wife of Adam – is seduced by a tree serpent (a symbol of the devil) to consume a luscious apple which allegedly contains all the knowledge of the world. 532 more words

Teaching “The Controversy”

(Note I know that this creationist nonsense only holds sway amongst the U.S. population but at the bare minimum you folks around the world need to take a closer look at American Exceptionalism and maybe also need a good laugh at our expense. 539 more words

Faith-Based Beliefs

Why Does Acknowledging Evolution as a Christian Matter?

Richard Beck wrote a post today (read: at least a week ago) giving his thoughts on his visit to Dayton, Tennessee, the site of the famous Scopes Monkey Trial, and overall it was good.  752 more words

Christianity

Why do people deny evolution?

I have been puzzled for some time by the fact that somewhere between 1/3 and 45 percent of Americans don’t believe in evolution. It’s not merely that the theory is confirmed on every possible level and that it forms the bedrock of modern science. 705 more words

Religion

The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth

Given the amount of quality material out there and the fact that this is a somewhat tired and irrelevant topic for most Catholics, I’m a bit apprehensive about devoting a post to “the religion and science debate.” What more can I say that hasn’t been said better by others?  1,337 more words

Theology