First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion and Public Life. Nov 1997, Issue 77, p22, 4 p.
Ethics, Evolutionary -- Beliefs, opinions and attitudes, Dialectical materialism -- Tests, problems and exercises, Creationism -- Tests, problems and exercises, and Evolution -- Religious aspects
Professor Richard Lewontin's theory of scientific materialism, based on the evolutionary theories developed by Charles Darwin, contrast with those of his Harvard colleague Stephen Jay Gould. Lewontin subscribes to scientific materialism that explains everything in the world, including thought and will, and attributes it to matter. Gould puts feels evidence must determine the facts without the initial influence of a materialist philosophy, which was Darwin's failure.
Natural History. March 1997, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p16, 10 p. photograph
Popes -- Teaching office, Evolution -- Religious aspects, and Religion and science -- Analysis
Nonoverlapping magisteria principle between science and religion does not recognize any conflict between evolution and creationism. This is because the scope of science extends only to the empirical universe, while that of religion covers values and morality.
Wilberforce, Samuel, Bishop -- Biography, Huxley, Thomas H. -- Biography, Human evolution -- Ethical aspects, Natural history -- Ethical aspects, Evolution -- Religious aspects, and Religion and science -- History