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Stephen C. Meyer

Jefferson’s support for intelligent design

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By Stephen C. Meyer
July 15, 2009

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In the battle over how to teach evolution in public schools, Thomas Jefferson's demand for a "separation between church and state" has been cited countless times. Many argue that the controversial alternative to Darwinian evolution, intelligent design, is an exclusively religious idea and therefore cannot be discussed under the Constitution. But would Jefferson agree? (Full article: 731 words)

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