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March 10, 2014 12:00 am

Just when I thought letters couldn't get dumber ...

Just when it seems like nobody could possibly write a dumber letter to the editor than the one where Martin Henrichs pontificates about evolution being "the religion of atheists," we get one by Russell Beal, claiming fluoride in our water is part of a sinister government plot to chemically l…

October 08, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Smokey Robinson headlining this month's Hammond Fest of the Lakes

OFFBEAT: Smokey Robinson headlining this month's Hammond Fest of the Lakes

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 07, 2013 12:00 am

Indiana senator's plan to teach creationism evolves

INDIANAPOLIS | The issue of teaching creationism in Indiana science classrooms will be on the legislative agenda when the General Assembly convenes in January — it just won't be called that.

December 04, 2012 11:15 am

Evolution doesn't preclude God's hand in creation stories

A recent letter writer cited DNA as evidence that precludes evolution. Should DNA precursors, amino acids and peptide chains, be found billions of miles from Earth, what would that suggest about Earth's specialness in God's eyes? (They'll be found frozen in some of Saturn's rings.)

June 10, 2012 12:00 am

1 Corinthians has an answer for Meyer's evolution claims

Fred Meyer wrote that if Genesis is not read literally, evolution is not in conflict with faith. Yet the theory of evolution contradicts the facts of Scripture in many other places, including the Ten Commandments in Exodus 20:11. Does Meyer suggest these should not be read literally as well?

May 30, 2012 12:00 am

Micro-evolution doesn't prove macro theory works

I write daily on a local church Facebook page seen by hundreds of people about Christian world views, biblical teachings, etc. I used Fred Meyer's May 17 column as my topic for what I call "Sunday science."

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
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April 13, 2012 12:00 am

Belief in evolution doesn't rule out God-created universe

Just what is all the fuss about evolution vs. believing in a God-created universe? As I see it , the two are not mutually exclusive.

April 02, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Debate about evolution vs. Genesis is a non-sequitur

Galileo Gelilei proposed the theory of "heliocentrism" based on his scientific findings. However, Pope Urban VII, as spiritual head the Roman Catholic Church, believed as a matter of faith that the Earth, not the sun, was the center of our solar system. Consequently, Galileo was subjected to…

March 17, 2012 12:00 am

Evolution is science, doesn't say how life began

Martin Henrich's Feb. 26 letter to the editor confirms my opinion that the man is a zealot, willing to ignore all evidence and opinion if different than his.

March 07, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

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February 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Jason Martin, Chicago | "I think so. Give kids a choice. There's always options; that's how their minds grow."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Michael Berg, Highland | "If so, it should be in high school and as an elective class."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Max Crim, Lowell | "No. I believe that religion and state shouldn't be together. That system would teach the wrong idea, and I grew up a Southern Baptist. Give the kids the opportunity to make up their own decision."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Marcus Hammonds, Munster | "I don't know if I would want to teach creationism, even though I'm a Christian. I think we should leave religious beliefs at home. It's something that should come from the home because of so many different beliefs."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Justin Richards, Highland | "No. It is not a scientific thing. If they choose to, then all theories should be taught. Creationism shouldn't be taught in a science class because it's not a science."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Judi Murry, Valparaiso | "I think yes. There should be options and not limits to one belief but to be open to all beliefs."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
Bosma shelves creationism bill; IUN celebrates Darwin Day

Bosma shelves creationism bill; IUN celebrates Darwin Day

On the eve of today's celebration of Charles Darwin's birthday at IUN, the Indiana House speaker said he is shelving a bill that would have allowed public schools to teach creationism in science classes.

February 14, 2012 8:00 pm
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