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2021-2022 Hill Book (Class of 2025) 
2021-2022 Hill Book (Class of 2025) [ARCHIVED HILL BOOK]

PHL 210 - God, Darwin and America’s Struggle with Creation

Three Credits
Fall and Spring Semesters

Examination of the relationship between science and religion from the perspective of evolution. Course engages the contemporary cultural controversy over Darwin’s theory, looking at the reasons why so many reject it on religious grounds. Consideration will be given to the growth of self-proclaimed scientific alternatives to evolution like young earth creationism and intelligent design, the response to such movements from the scientific community, and  attempts to find harmony between evolution and Christian concepts of creation.

Prerequisite(s)/Restriction(s): One 100-Level Philosophy course.
General Education Attribute(s): Catholic Intellectual Traditions, Natural Scientific Inquiry
Note: Students may not take both PHL 210 and PHY 193 - Science and Belief .