Museums and Sanctuaries

Larry A. Witham

in Where Darwin Meets the Bible

Published in print November 2002 | ISBN: 9780195150452
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834860 | DOI:
 Museums and Sanctuaries

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Natural history museums and churches are public arenas for evolutionist and creationist stories. This chapter gives their numbers, educational roles, and histories of handling this topic. Major museums, such as the Smithsonian, are sampled and “cladistic” displays are discussed. The views of U.S. seminaries, theological responses to museum exhibits, and sermons on Creation are reviewed.

Keywords: churches; cladistic; museums; seminaries; sermons; Smithsonian; theological

Chapter.  9470 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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