Cedric I. Davern

CEDRIC I. DAVERN, a geneticist, is a professor of biology at the University of Utah. This article had its genesis in a 1982 debate between the author and Dr. Dwayne T. Gish, associate director of the Institute for Creation Research. Davern particularly recommends Neil C. Gillespie, Charles Darwin and the Problem of Creation (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979), as relevant reading on the issues underlying the general controversy between creationism and evolution.

Evolution and Creation: Two World Views

Articles/Essays – Volume 17, No. 1

Dialogue 17.1 (Spring 1984): 44–50
The big question for me in this controversy is whether freedom of inquiry, with the agonizing ambiguity that accompanies it, will be sacrificed to the interests of those who demand certainty in the hope of salvation.

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