Article ID: CBB001421104

Creationism in the Russian Educational Landscape (2009)

unapi

Levit, Inga (Author)
Hossfeld, Uwe (Author)
Olsson, Lennart (Author)


Studies in History of Biology
Volume: 1
Pages: 151--157


Publication Date: 2009
Edition Details: [Translated title.] In Russian.
Language: Russian

The article discusses a court case in St. Petersburg, Russia, in which a school girl, Maria Schreiber, demanded that the ministry of education must allow an alternative to evolution to be taught in high school biology classes. It also considers some aspects of modern creationism in Russia and abroad. The American and Western European scientific creationism tradition have been translated into Russian. In Russia, representatives of both the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) and of some Protestant churches advocate creationism, even though both confessions arrive at this position independently and remain faithful to their theological doctrines. The article also pays attention to the problem of publication of alternative textbooks for biology courses and the introduction of religious courses in state and private schools. In generals, it gives an overview of the modern Russian educational landscape, and makes a distinction between two types of creationism --- scientific and clerical, but it states that these two do not contradict each otherand co-exist in Russia.

...More

Description It is a translation of the article, first published in Reports (2007. Vol. 27. No 5--6. P. 13--17) http://www.ihst.nw.ru/images/IBI/2009/levit%20et%20all%201%202009.pdf


Citation URI
https://data.isiscb.org/isis/citation/CBB001421104/

Similar Citations

Article Efthymios Nicolaidis; (2021)
Creationism in Today’s Orthodox Community (/isis/citation/CBB280566258/)

Article Taner Edis; (2021)
The Turkish Model of Islam Creationism (/isis/citation/CBB361272638/)

Article Lynch, Michael; (2006)
From Ruse to Farce (/isis/citation/CBB000780206/)

Thesis Christopher W. Howell; (2021)
Designer Science: A History of Intelligent Design in America (/isis/citation/CBB325390187/)

Book Adam Laats; Harvey Siegel; (2016)
Teaching Evolution in a Creation Nation (/isis/citation/CBB603541652/)

Book Forrest, Barbara; Gross, Paul R.; (2004)
Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design (/isis/citation/CBB000450103/)

Article Thomas Aechtner; (2021)
Creationism with an Australian Accent: Politics, Schools, and Global Exportation (/isis/citation/CBB995847112/)

Book Singham, Mano; (2011)
God vs. Darwin: The War between Evolution and Creationism in the Classroom (/isis/citation/CBB001033153/)

Article Larson, Edward J.; Numbers, Ronald L.; (2012)
Creation, Evolution, and the Boundaries of Science: The Debate in the United States (/isis/citation/CBB001320799/)

Book Numbers, Ronald L.; (2006)
The Creationists: From Scientific Creationism to Intelligent Design (/isis/citation/CBB000772763/)

Thesis Shapiro, Adam R.; (2007)
Losing the Word: The Scopes Trial, Biology Textbooks and the Evolution ofBiblical Literalism (/isis/citation/CBB001560659/)

Thesis Rios, Christopher M.; (2010)
Reclaiming Peace: Evangelical Scientists and Evolution after World War II (/isis/citation/CBB001562780/)

Thesis Coopersmith, Jared Scott; (2012)
Scientific Controversies and Boundary Disputes: The Intelligent Design Movement Network (/isis/citation/CBB001561017/)

Book Andrew Jennks Andrew Jenks; (2021-11-02)
Collaboration in Space and the Search for Peace on Earth (/isis/citation/CBB262469655/)

Authors & Contributors
Numbers, Ronald L.
Morgan, David
Howell, Christopher
Thomas Aechtner
Yegge, John G.
Green, Lisa Anne
Journals
Almagest
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Social Studies of Science
Publishers
Walden University
University of California, Riverside
Baylor University
University of North Carolina Press
University of Chicago Press
Rowan & Littlefield Education
Concepts
Evolution
Science and religion
Creationism
Science education and teaching
Controversies and disputes
Intelligent design (teleology)
People
Scopes, John Thomas
Müller, Hermann Joseph
Gould, Stephen Jay
Glass, Bentley
Dawkins, Richard
Darwin, Charles Robert
Time Periods
20th century, late
21st century
20th century
20th century, early
19th century
Places
United States
Russia
Serbia
Romania
Turkey
New Zealand
Institutions
American Scientific Affiliation
Comments

Be the first to comment!

{{ comment.created_by.username }} on {{ comment.created_on | date:'medium' }}

Log in or register to comment