`Vedic Creationism': A Further Twist to the Evolution Debate

  title={`Vedic Creationism': A Further Twist to the Evolution Debate},
  author={Josh Wodak and David R. Oldroyd},
  journal={Social Studies of Science},
  pages={192 - 213}
The Creation Science (CS) movement has attracted much attention in recent years, being sufficiently significant to warrant a massive historical study by Ronald Numbers.1 As is well known, Creationists try to show that humans are of recent origin, and that empirical investigations accord with human history as recorded in the Old Testament. Forbidden Archeology (FA) offers a brand of Creationism based on something quite different, namely ancient Vedic beliefs. From this starting point, instead of… 



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