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Evolution & Providence - Index

In June 2000, CTNS organized and hosted a workshop with the theme 'Evolution and Providence.' A panel was put together representing a broad sampling of the various perspectives on creation, evolution and divine-action. Below is video of the panel presentations, and the discussion that followed.

Panel Presentations:

Play Video Duane Gish - Institute for Creation Research

Scientific Creationism: Play

Play Video Stephen Meyer - Discovery Institute

Intelligent Design Theory: Play

Play Video Eugenie Scott - National Center for Science Education

Evolution: Play

Play Video Michael Ruse - University of Guelph

Darwinism: Play

Play Video Jeffrey Schloss - Westmont College

The Weight of the Evolution/Creation Controversy: Play

Play Video Robert Russell - Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences

Non-Interventionist Objective Special Providence: Play

Panel Discussion:

Play Video Stephen Meyer on 'Intelligent Design' and 'Creationism'
Play Video Duane Gish on 'Intelligent Design' and 'Creationism'
Play Video Eugenie Scott on 'Intelligent Design' and 'Creationism'
Stephen Meyer & Eugenie Scott on 'Intelligent Design'
Play Video Ted Peters on 'Intelligent Design' & Creationism
Play Video Duane Gish on Teaching Creationism
Play Video Stephen Meyer on 'Intelligent Design' & Natural Theology
Play Video Jeffrey Schloss on 'Intelligent Design' & Natural Theology
Play Video Michael Ruse on Teaching 'Intelligent Design'
Play Video Michael Ruse on the Fossil Record
Play Video Eugenie Scott on the Fossil Record
Play Video Jeffrey Schloss on the Fossil Record
Play Video Duane Gish on the Fossil Record
Jeffrey Schloss & Duane Gish on Continental Drift
Play Video Stephen Meyer on the Fossil Record
Play Video Robert Russell on the Anthropic Principle & 'Intelligent Design'
Duane Gish & Robert Russell on the Anthropic Principle
Play Video Stephen Meyer on Divine Intervention in Nature
Eugenie Scott on the Origins Controversy
Play Video Eugenie Scott - Summary Comments
Play Video Jeffrey Schloss - Summary Comments
Play Video Michael Ruse - Summary Comments
Play Video Robert Russell - Summary Comments
Play Video Marty Maddox - Summary Comments
Play Video Duane Gish - Summary Comments
Play Video Stephen Meyer - Summary Comments

Topical Presentations:

Play Video Phil Hefner on  The Created Co-Creator: Clues to the Ways of Providence
Play Video Jeff Schloss on  Altruism in Evolution
Play Video

Jack Haught on God After Darwin

  Michael Lodahl on The Perceived Evils of Evolution and Probable Problems for Providence

Contributed by: CTNS. Video adapted from the Evolution and Providence Workshop

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