Of Current Interest
on the ARN Website
Featured on this page are articles, reviews, and other postings
of current interest and significance that have recently appeared
on the ARN Home page. Also listed are other recent additions to
older areas of the site, and items with continuing additions.
Design Defended from the Floor of the US House of Representatives
On June 14, 2000, Indiana Representative
Mark Souder responded openly to the U.S. House of Representatives to a letter
he received from seven members of the Baylor University teaching staff denouncing
his participation in a recent Discovery Institute conferenc on intelligent
design. Included is his address to the House, followed by the text of the
Moments from Disney's Dinosaur
Dennis Wagner reviews the recent Disney
movie, offering some observations about Disney's uncharacteristic departure
from the typical Darwinian trend evident in someof its more recent releases.
File Date: 7.07.00
J. Larson's Pulitzer Prize Winning Book
Edward J. Larson won this year's Pulitzer
Prize for history for his book Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and
America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion. An Ohio native,
Edward Larson holds dual posts as professor of law and of history at the University
Guidebook on Teaching Evolution
The National Academy of Sciences has released its new guidebook
on the teaching of evolution, designed for teachers, parents, school administrators
and policymakers. In addition to links to the booklet and its press release,
we have included an AP/Chicago Tribune article covering the release.
Technopolitics Broadcasts on Origins Debate
Technopolitics, public television's
news-making series on the politics of science, technology and the environment,
recently broadcast two episodes featuring Michael Behe, Phillip Johnson,
and Michael Ruse discussing the topic of origins. Enclosed are the transcripts.
Firing Line Debate on Creation/Evolution
Articles and reviews about the December 19,
1997 telecast that featured Johnson, Behe, Berlinski and Buckley debating
Lynne, Scott, Ruse, and Miller.