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No beating around the bush from the Genesis Expo in Portsmouth. No beating around the bush from the Genesis Expo in Portsmouth. ian_rickard

Redacting exam questions on evolution is a slippery slope

Writing good science exam questions is hard. Getting the wording right, making sure that what you are asking about is clear, pitching the question at the right level, takes time, lots of experience and…
Sharing advances in knowledge is a universal human desire, whether you see the light or not. Sharing advances in knowledge is a universal human desire, whether you see the light or not. Aristocrats-hat

God, why do scientists have such a hang-up with religion?

A recent post by The Conversation columnist Rob Brooks, Analytic thinking erodes religious belief, is just another in a long line of articles, books and opinion pieces seeking to perpetuate the myth that…
Are we heading towards a “dark age” of religious fundamentalism? Are we heading towards a “dark age” of religious fundamentalism? jiwo/Flickr

Science and religion co-exist, but the game’s not over yet …

I’d like to respond to a recent article for The Conversation by Martin Sevior, an active scientist and church leader. Sevior argues that – apart from fundamentalism – science and religion are complementary…
Is there room for “intelligible” design in the science versus religion debate? Is there room for “intelligible” design in the science versus religion debate?

A complex God: why science and religion can co-exist

Science and religion are often cast as opponents in a battle for human hearts and minds. But far from the silo of strict creationism and the fundamentalist view that evolution simply didn’t happen lies…