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The Bible and evolution: Opinions amongst southern African clergy and theologians from the Reformed church tradition

Peet J. van Dyk
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 34, No 1 | a776 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v34i1.776 | © 2013 Peet J. van Dyk | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 01 August 2012 | Published: 03 June 2013

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The main objectives of the present study were to determine the opinions of southern African clergy and theologians (from the Reformed church tradition) about evolution and faith and to assess their degree of knowledge regarding the biological theory of evolution. A total of 1720 structured electronic questionnaires were sent out via email to all clergy belonging to the


Creationism; Evolution; Faith; Fundamentalism


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