Re: [asa] Number of biologists who are TE

From: D. F. Siemens, Jr. <>
Date: Wed Sep 13 2006 - 18:42:47 EDT

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006 10:54:05 -0500 "James Mahaffy" <>
> Folks,
> I getting the general impression especially from ASA meetings
> (which
> may not be a representative sample) that it is probably fair enough
> to
> say that most college biology teachers are TE. Is that right? I
> suspect
> next might be ID and least YEC. Have there been good studies of
> this?
> I did a quick web search and a study by covenant college
> would seem to
> indicate that maybe my assumption is not right at least with
> Coalition
> colleges.

I took a look at the first paragraphs of the paper and decided that it
was so biased that it could not give adequate information. Arguing that
TE is deistic, that theism would better battle evolution, promises no
good. What I have observed is that YEC and ID have a more deistic view of

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