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On Biblical Kinds

On Biblical Kinds

by Penny Higgins
Use and Abuse of the Fossil Record
December 19, 2014

A “kind” is the basic division of organisms according to Creationists, in much the same way that “species” is the fundamental division of organisms to evolutionary biologists.

Your Holiday Dinosaur

Your Holiday Dinosaur

by Penny Higgins
Use and Abuse of the Fossil Record
December 2, 2014

Most vertebrate paleontologists agree that modern birds evolved from dinosaurs. Many, including me, refer to birds as dinosaurs.

Can Science Support Creationism?

Can Science Support Creationism?

by Penny Higgins
Use and Abuse of the Fossil Record
February 4, 2014

Creationism is the idea that some supernatural power is responsible for the diversity of life on Earth. This is in contradiction to the scientific theory of Evolution, which holds that the diversity of life on Earth today can be tracked back to a single common, unicellular, ancestor, and that the diversity is due to the accumulation of minute changes along lineages over billions of years.