|Wesley R. Elsberry
Joined: May 2002
REVIEW OF PBS' FIRING LINE CREATION/EVOLUTION DEBATE
John Forester provides detailed notes on the Firing Line debate.
This two-hour debate was presented on the Public Broadcasting System program
Firing Line in December, 1997. The moderator was Michael Kingsley.
For the proposition that evolutionists should acknowledge creation were:
William F. Buckley, Jr., conservative author
Michael Behe, professor of biochemistry
Philip E. Johnson, professor of law
David Berlinskey, writer on mathematics and religion.
Against the proposition were:
Barry Lynn, minister and attorney, director of American's United for
Separation of Church and State.
Eugenie Scott, anthropologist, CSICOP fellow and director of Center for
Michael Ruse, professor of philosophy
Kenneth Miller, professor in cell biology.
Transcript of the debate
On an antievolution site, with some graphics added.
"You can't teach an old dogma new tricks." - Dorothy Parker