Re: terminology

Steven H. Schimmrich (
Fri, 12 Feb 1999 11:37:15 -0500

At 11:25 AM 2/12/99 -0500, Paul Arveson wrote:
>>On a more serious note, now that you've brought up Christian =
>>Scientists, I have difficulty coming up with a terse description of
>>"scientists-who-are-Christian." The most obvious term would, of =
>>course, be "Christian scientists" but that term has been allocated to a
>sect >already (and let's not get into the details of "sect" and "cult"
>>The reason for my question is that I teach an introductory science
>>course at
>>a Christian college and often refer to scientists who are Christian.
>>Any suggestions?
>>Chuck Vandergraaf
>Evangelical scientists.

Sounds like someone who goes out to preach the virtues of science.
I prefer Christians in science but also wish Christian scientist wasn't taken
by that sect.

- Steve.

   Steven H. Schimmrich, Assistant Professor of Geology
   Department of Geology, Geography, and Environmental Studies
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