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Archive for April, 2008

German Jesuit mathematician and astronomer Christopher Clavius (1538-1612)

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Creationism and intelligent design are widely understood as the province of American Protestants. Today’s episode explores how people in some of the world’s other religious traditions – particularly Jews, Catholics, and Muslims – have positioned themselves in the evolution-intelligent design debate.

First guest essay – Emily Jenkins, “Why Genesis Doesn’t Mean Creationism for (Most) Jews”

Second guest essay – David Squires, “The Jesuits: Between Science and Faith”

  • This segment includes an interview with Father George Coyne, an astrophysicist and former director of the Vatican Observatory.
  • David Squires is a junior majoring in history and philosophy at Southwestern University. After graduation, he plans to attend law school.

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