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September 17, 2012

Added The Acceptance of Evolutionary Theory among Students Enrolled in a Master's Degree Program for Educators (2012) by Randal R. Kight to the Creationism - Evolution page under Science and Religion in the Modern Documents section of the Secular Web Library.

Surveys have found that many high school biology teachers in the United States either reject evolution, emphasize creationism or intelligent design over evolution in their courses, or refrain from discussing evolution in their courses altogether. But few surveys have examined the rate of acceptance of evolution among educators who teach courses other than high school biology. This paper aims to measure the level of acceptance of evolution among graduate students in a master's degree program in education, offering recommendations for similar future research.


September 12, 2012

New in the Kiosk: Secular Ethics: Seven Humanist Philosophers (2012) by Khalid Sohail

Over the centuries, secular philosophers and humanist psychologists have been laying the foundations of secular ethics and humanist philosophy. In the 21st century, people have a choice: to follow the traditions of monotheistic religions or adopt the secular traditions of modern science and psychology, medicine and philosophy.


September 2, 2012

New in the Bookstore: Atheism and the Case Against Christ (2012) by Matthew S. McCormick.

Hundreds of millions of people believe that Jesus came back from the dead. Philosopher Matthew S. McCormick presents a decidedly unpopular view in this cogent, forcefully argued book—namely, that the central tenet of Christianity, the resurrection of Jesus, is false. A novel critique that undermines Christianity and theism at their foundations.



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