Monday, 15 September 2008

News Round

A Teacher on the Front Line as Faith and Science Clash

He scanned the faces of the sophomores in his Biology I class. Many of them, he knew from years of teaching high school in this Jacksonville suburb, had been raised to take the biblical creation story as fact. His gaze rested for a moment on Bryce Haas, a football player who attended the 6 a.m. prayer meetings of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in the school gymnasium.

“If I do this wrong,” Mr. Campbell remembers thinking on that humid spring morning, “I’ll lose him.”

A fascinating glimpse at the chalkface from the New York Times.


  1. An interesting article. The link isn't quite right though - it's to a page containing the link to the article. The direct url is

  2. Thanks Brian - I have amended the original link now.