COMMUNIQUÉ by Martha Hutchens
My Life with Darwin
A Report on Evolution from the Laboratory Bench
When other Christians hear that I’m a biomedical scientist, they sometimes ask how I deal with evolution. This question could mean several things: First, do the evidential claims of “evolution” compel assent from someone who has studied biology as much as I have? Second, am I under any pressure from my colleagues and superiors to submit to its tenets? Third, does the “theory of evolution” constitute such a compelling and all-encompassing paradigm that I can’t address scientific questions without reference to it?
Now “evolution” may mean any of several things to the person asking the q . . .