“Objective” generally means not influenced by personal feelings, interpretations, or prejudice; based on facts; unbiased. It means to teach, not to indoctrinate. It involves teaching methods which seek to reasonably and objectively inform students about, and cause them to critically analyze, competing viewpoints about religious issues and questions.


Book Reviews and Other Commentaries Related to Science and Religion:

Book Reviews:

1. A Lawyer's Take on Darwin Devolves

Review of Michael Behe's book, Darwin Devolves, released Feb. 2019

"... Since Dr. Behe knows he has a mind, he then asks how he can know that other minds exist. He explains that by using our own minds we may rationally and logically infer the existence of other minds by observing purposeful patterns left behind by the others. When we observe others arranging patterns of disparate parts for a purpose we can reasonably conclude that they too have minds. ..."
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John Calvert, A Lawyer’s Take on Michael Behe’s Latest Book, Darwin Devolves: The New Science about DNA that Challenges Evolution, (May 6, 2019)

 


Commentaries Related to Science and Religion:

1. Is "Secular" Humanism a Religion?           

John Calvert, a lawyer specializing in constitutional methods for teaching origins science in public schools, weighs in on the opposing views of Coyne and Staddon regarding the religious nature of "secular" humanism.

John Calvert, Is “Secular” Humanism a Religion: A Constitutional Lawyer’s Take on the Debate between Coyne and Staddon (May 5, 2019)