Creating creationists: The influence of ‘issues framing’ on our understanding of public perceptions of clash narratives between evolutionary science and belief

@article{ElsdonBaker2015CreatingCT,
  title={Creating creationists: The influence of ‘issues framing’ on our understanding of public perceptions of clash narratives between evolutionary science and belief},
  author={F. Elsdon-Baker},
  journal={Public Understanding of Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={422 - 439}
}
  • F. Elsdon-Baker
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Public Understanding of Science
Clash narratives relating to evolutionary science and personal belief are a recurrent theme in media or public space discourse. However, a 2009 British Council poll undertaken in 10 countries worldwide shows that the perception of a necessary clash between evolutionary worldviews and belief in a God is a minority viewpoint. How then does the popular conception that there is an ongoing conflict between evolution and belief in God arise? One contributing factor is the framing and categorization… Expand
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