• The Boxer and the Biologist

    | Ted Davis
    Blog Post
    The Boxer and the Biologist | Ted Davis

    When the boxer and the biologist presented a sharp contrast to the audience: a pugilistic, self-educated fundamentalist evangelist against a suave, sophisticated science writer. Read More >

    Basics PART 1 of 6
  • Harry Rimmer’s Rough Start: The Story of a Feisty Antievolutionist

    | Ted Davis
    Blog Post
    Harry Rimmer’s Rough Start: The Story of a Feisty Antievolutionist | Ted Davis

    Like today’s creationists, Rimmer had a special burden for students. Like most fundamentalists then and now, he saw high schools, colleges and universities as hotbeds of religio... Read More >

    Basics PART 2 of 6
  • Just the Facts, Ma’am: Creationism’s “Dragnet” View of Science

    | Ted Davis
    Blog Post
    Just the Facts, Ma’am: Creationism’s “Dragnet” View of Science | Ted Davis

    “Proponents of common sense realism sometimes see [evolutionary] ideas, which lie at the core of all branches of modern science, as wholly unjustified speculations." Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 3 of 6
  • Through Science to God: Eugenics as Religion

    | Ted Davis
    Blog Post
    Through Science to God: Eugenics as Religion | Ted Davis

    Ted Davis traces the interesting history of Christians using evolutionary science to justify un-Christian views, and suggests a better relationship between science and Christian faith... Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 4 of 6
  • Why Evolution Debates Don’t Matter

    | Ted Davis
    Blog Post
    Why Evolution Debates Don’t Matter | Ted Davis

    The 1930 showdown between evolutionist Schmucker and creationist Rimmer generated a lot of heat but shed very little light on the real issues behind the debate. Read More >

    Basics PART 5 of 6