For two years now, educators and members of the clergy have been working together to bridge the gap between science and religion by organizing an annual teach-in, timed to coincide with the Feb. 12 anniversary of Darwin's birth. The event began in 2006 as Evolution Sunday and was the product of the 2004 Clergy Letter Project â an open letter organized by Michael Zimmerman, biologist and dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Butler University in Indianapolis, Ind., after a Wisconsin school board aimed to pass anti-evolution measures.
The letter, challenging what Zimmerman calls âbiblical literalism,â states: âWe believe that the theory of evolution is a foundational scientific truth, one that has stood up to rigorous scrutiny and upon which much of human knowledge and achievement rests.â...
- âThe argument we make is this: When you believe in millions of years of evolution and add it to the Bible, you actually have to change what the Bible clearly says,â explained Ken Ham, the founder of the museum and CEO of the apologetics ministry Answers in Genesis, in an interview with The Christian Post. âYou have to reinterpret it. That unlocks the door to say that you donât take this as written. You reinterpret it from outside influences, which means that you tell the next generation that you canât take the Bible as written. So you just undermine biblical authority.â -
Creation foundations in no way diminish the accuracy and logic of a scientist. The only hindrance it creates is that the evolutionary believing scientists try to kick you out for your scientific presuppositions.