Publication details for Prof Robert H. LaytonLayton, R.H. (2008). Aboriginal versus western creationism. In The edge of reason? Science and religion in modern society. Bentley, R.A. London: Continuum Press. 31-38.
- Publication type: Book chapters: online
- ISSN/ISBN: 978-1-84706-218-5
- Keywords: creationism, rationality
Author(s) from Durham
Compares traditional Australian religious beliefs with those of Christian creationists in the U.S. Outlines the social functions of Aboriginal belief and asks whether Christian creationism has similar functions that account for its persistence.