Is Genesis Poetry? (response to a high school student)

by Richard Peachey Hi, S------. I apologize for taking this long to get back to you. I've had a fairly demanding week in a particular teaching assignment. But I mentioned that I would address the issue of whether Genesis is poetry, so I'd like to do that now. What I

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The Galápagos Finches: Prime Example of Evolution?

by Richard Peachey 1. INTRODUCTION: THE FAMOUS FINCHES The Galápagos Islands are home to a famous group of birds called "Darwin's finches." Most taxonomists view these finches as belonging to thirteen separate species within four (or three) genera of a single family (or subfamily). All of the Galápagos finches are

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Let’s Be Realistic: You Can’t Logically Have it Both Ways!

by Richard Peachey [Featured as an advertorial in Cascade News, University of the Fraser Valley student newspaper, Nov. 27, 2009] A Canadian Press/Decima Research poll of 1000 adults in June 2007 found that: • 26% believe "God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within

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Debate: “Evolution versus Creation: War of the Worldviews!”

(Richard Peachey's opening remarks) On May 5, 2006, a debate was held at Langara College in Vancouver, BC, under the title "Evolution versus Creation: War of the Worldviews!" Scott Goodman argued the case for evolution on behalf of the BC Skeptics, and Richard Peachey, vice-president of the Creation Science Association

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Trinity Western University’s Statement on Creation: A Critique (detailed version)

by Richard Peachey Trinity Western University, a Christian liberal arts university in Langley, BC (Canada) has produced a document titled "Statement on Creation, the Bible, Science, and Our Response," which was approved by the TWU Board of Governors on February 9, 2002. This statement has been distributed with other "community

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Tina Hesman Saey, “12 reasons research goes wrong”

[from Science News 187(2):24f., Jan. 24, 2015; published as a sidebar to Saey's article "Repeat Performance: Too many studies, when replicated, fail to pass muster"] 12 reasons research goes wrong Barriers to research replication are based largely in a scientific culture that pits researchers against each other in competition for

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The TWU Statement on Creation

Introduction: Letter from Trinity Western University attesting that the Statement below does in fact represent their official view January 11, 2010. Dear Mr. Peachey, Alumni Relations forwarded your inquiry to me regarding the current status of TWU's "Statement on Creation." This document has appeared in various campus publications and continues

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