Churches of Darwin

Or Is Michael Zimmerman's Clergy Letter Project Busted?

Background:

In 2004, the Grantsville, Wisconsin school board proposed a policy of teaching alternative theories of origins in its district schools. After debate, the policy was amended to stipulate that "students shall be able to explain the scientific strengths and weaknesses of evolutionary theory," but it did not mandate that creationism or intelligent design be taught. Despite this, academics from across the state rained down sharply worded letters of protest to the board and superintendent. In concert with the academic letter campaign, Michael Zimmerman, who worked at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, prepared and submitted a statement of objection signed by nearly 200 Wisconsin...

 

has a BS in Computer Science and worked as a software engineer with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, IN, and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #39, Winter 2016 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo39/churches-of-darwin

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