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July 3, 2010

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Q: Is evolution a religion?

A: Many people may find this question a little strange. Surely, evolution is about the origin and development of life-forms on earth—what has this got to do with religion? Evolution is science, isn’t it? And we are told that it has got to be separate from religious belief—at least in the classroom!

Creationists are often accused of being unscientific or pseudoscientific, while at the same time those who promote evolution assume the mantle of “real scientist.” But what is science anyway? According to The American Heritage Dictionary, science is “the observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of phenomena.”1 Or put more simply, science involves observing things in the real world and trying to explain how they work. The key word here is observation.

You see, creationists do, indeed, believe in real “observational science,” sometimes called “operational science.” We enjoy the benefits of observational science every day. Whether flying in an airplane, having our illness cured by the wonders of modern medicine, or writing this book on a space-age laptop computer, we are benefiting from the technology that applies genuine observational science to real-world needs. These triumphs of science exist in the present and can therefore be the subjects of examination and investigation.


Continue reading to see if evolution fits the bill as a true science as opposed to a religious belief, in chapter 21 of our our New Answers Book 2.

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News to Note Quick Look

Moby-Leviathan: Leviathan has at last been found—according to a broad definition of “Leviathan,” anyway. Read more.


Homo tibetanus: Are Tibetans the most evolved humans? Just what does that mean? Read more.


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