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creation science:

see creationismcreationism
or creation science,
belief in the biblical account of the creation of the world as described in Genesis, a characteristic especially of fundamentalist Protestantism (see fundamentalism). Advocates of creationism have campaigned to have it taught in U.S.
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(He uses the term "anti-evolution" as opposed to "creationist," because it began as an oppositional faction, and creation science was developed later in a series of repeatedly failed attempts to confront evolutionary theory itself.) By prescribing gender-based attributes to science and religiosity, the anti-evolutionists implicated the changing role of women in society.
With this working definition of science the court found that "creation science" failed to meet these essential characteristics.
Recently, other non-Canadian groups have been active within our borders, such as Kent Hovind's, Creation Science Evangelism (CSE website, accessed 2006), which is run from the site of Dinosaur Adventure Land, his anti-evolution theme park in Pensacola, Florida (Dinosaur Adventure Land website, accessed 2006).
Kenyon, basically rehashes all the arguments from Creation Science. Davis also co-wrote "The Case for Creation," published through Chicago's Moody Bible Institute.
Of these three viewpoints, the teaching of creation science faces the harshest restrictions because courts have consistently held that teaching creation science establishes religion.
New material not only expands on topics covered in the first volume to reflect new legislation, but also includes new topics such as legal issues involved with Internet use and the legality of teaching creation science in school.
That is, until you open it and notice it was published by Master Books, the publishing arm of the Institute for Creation Research, or that its list of contributors is a virtual who's who of creation science, or that "all contributions have been peer-reviewed to ensure a consistent and biblical perspective."
No one will forget Frank White and his half-eaten banana, a constant reminder of the "Creation Science Act" White signed as governor.
Overton ruled Arkansas' "Balanced Treatment for Creation Science and Evolution Science" Act to be a violation of the constitutional separation of church and state.
The Evolution and creation science controversy is now in the general public's arena and poses a challenge for school science.
Gould championed the teaching evolutionary science in school curricula, arguing that it not be challenged by creation science, whose advocates made Gould an enemy.
In the early chapters of Finding Darwin's God, Miller examines the theories of "creation science" and finds them wanting, both as science and as expressions of Christian faith.

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