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General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA)
The 214th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA):
- Reaffirms that God is Creator, in accordance with the witness of Scripture and The Reformed Confessions.
- Reaffirms that there is no contradiction between an evolutionary
theory of human origins and the doctrine of God as Creator.
- Encourages State Boards of Education across the nation to establish standards for science education in public schools based on the most reliable content of scientific knowledge as determined by the scientific community.
- Calls upon Presbyterian scientists and science educators to assist congregations, presbyteries, communities, and the public to understand what constitutes reliable scientific knowledge.