Humboldt State University ® Department of Chemistry

Richard A. Paselk

Evolution and Christianity
Spring 2008 Tentative Schedule Office: SA560a
Office Hours: T 1000-1150, W 1600-1650, Th 1000-1050, F 1400-1450
other times by appointment
Phone: x 5719
Home: 822-1116
e-mail: rap1@humboldt.edu

 
Week

Topic
Text
1 (1/21-25)

No class Monday, 21 January - Martin Luther King Holiday

Introduction; Science in Darwin's Time

  • Discussion Supplement: How Do We Know Ages?
  • Essay Assignment: In a short essay (one to four pages double spaced, 12 point serif font , e.g. Times) describe/discuss your beliefs regarding evolution/creation, including humans. Please check spelling and grammer with your word-processor! Due next Wednesday.
Chap1
2 (1/28-2/1)

Christianity in Darwin's Time

  • Essay Assignment due Wednesday, 30 January.
Chap 2
3 (2/4-8)

Guest Lecture, Monday 4 February Creation

The Theory of Evolution/Earth History

Chap 3
4 (2/11-15)

Discussion (Monday): Meet at HSU Natural History Museum to look at examples of fossil evidence. See HSU NHM Life Through Time exhibits web pages.

Initial Responses to Darwin's Theory

Chap 4
5 (2/18-22)
The Science Behind Evolution Chap 5
6 (2/25-29)
Christian Worldviews Chap 6
7 (3/3-7)

The World as Explained by Evolution

Essay Assignment: In a short essay (two to five pages double spaced, 12 point serif font , e.g. Times) describe/discuss 1) how this class has impacted your beliefs/knowledge regarding evolution/creation (if at all), including humans, and 2) one change you would make to improve the class. Please check spelling and grammer with your word-processor! Due next Tuesday.

Chap 7
8 (3/10-14)
Contemporary Stances Toward Evolution Chap 8


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