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Re: Michael Benton a Creationist?



BGNewhouse wrote:

>>As for the attacks of Johnson, this is typical of creationists.  Michael
>>Benton's "Evolution: A Theory in Crisis" is another example of
>>misunderstood claims ...

>Michael Benton, English paleontologist, writer on the Triassic-Jurassic
>boundary-- a creationist?   The same man who wrote the chapter on the
>Mesozoic in _The Book of Life : an illustrated history of life on earth_ ?
> Say it ain't so...

It ain't so.
The Benton refered to is an Australian medical researcher with a less than
adequate grasp of modern evolutionary theories. *NOT*  Dr. MJ Benton of
Bristol University.

Chris

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