Who Believes What? Clearing up Confusion over Intelligent Design and Young-Earth Creationism

  title={Who Believes What? Clearing up Confusion over Intelligent Design and Young-Earth Creationism},
  author={Marcus R. Ross},
  journal={Journal of Geoscience Education},
  pages={319 - 323}
  • M. Ross
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Geoscience Education
The question of what differentiates young-Earth creationism (YEC) from Intelligent Design (ID) has resulted in inaccurate and confusing terminology, and hinders both understanding and dialogue. Though both YEC and ID groups have drawn distinctions between themselves, previous attempts to classify design-based positions on origins have been unable to adequately resolve their relationships. The Nested Hierarchy of Design, a multiple-character classification system, categorizes teleological… 
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