Re: [asa] science martyrs

From: John Burgeson (ASA member) <hossradbourne@gmail.com>
Date: Mon Mar 02 2009 - 09:49:25 EST

Would not the well documented case of our esteemed colleague Terry Gray qualify?

What was done to him in the name of Christian "orthdoxy" was -- simply shameful.

Burgy

On 3/2/09, George Murphy <GMURPHY10@neo.rr.com> wrote:
> Whatever problems there may be with TE aren't due to any supposed nebulosity
> of data. Any form of TE (yes, consider all the problems with the term read)
> is a theological interpretation of the scientific understanding of
> biological evolution. It is not a scientific theory that stands alongside,
> or against, other scientific theories of evolution. & there's nothing
> nebulous about the observational evidence & theoretical support for
> evolution. If some form of TE is vague & nebulous its because whoever has
> developed or it hasn't understood the science, hasn't done the theology
> well, or both.
>
> Shalom
> George
> http://home.roadrunner.com/~scitheologyglm
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Walley" <john_walley@yahoo.com>
> To: "Alexanian, Moorad" <alexanian@uncw.edu>
> Cc: "AmericanScientificAffiliation" <asa@calvin.edu>
> Sent: Monday, March 02, 2009 8:44 AM
> Subject: RE: [asa] science martyrs
>
>
>>
>>
>> Obviously this is a rhetorical question and it confirms my point that
>> Collines can keep his scientific credentials and respect while Behe can't
>> because Collins doesn't adopt a position that is stronger than the
>> evidence will support which Behe does to his detriment.
>>
>> People find fault with TE because it is too vague and nebulous but that is
>>
>> what the data is as well.
>>
>
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