February 6, 2012

Christian Biology Teacher Endorses Evolution

Jeffrey Mervis, Science Insider


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Bruce Kendall says he's proud to call himself "a Jesus man." For the past 36 years he's also been a high school science teacher at Mt. Vernon High School just outside of Indianapolis.

His beliefs don't interfere with his job, he says. "I believe in natural selection. And in my mind that's how God created the universe," Kendall says. Even so, Kendall finds himself at the center of the latest battle to teach creationism in U.S. public schools.

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