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Genesis Kinds: Creationism and the Origin of Species

The BSG summer conference will be held at Southern Seminary in Louisville Kentucky July 29-31, 2009.   This conference will again occur jointly with the geology study group.  The conference will be split into three parts and will include biology, geology and the species conference talks.   Please consider submitting an abstract for the summer conference.  See call for abstracts below.

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are due April 4, 2008

Send them to The BSG and Creation Geology Group invite abstract submissions for their second joint conference, to be held July 29-31 2009 in Louisville, Kentucky. We seek submissions relevant to the life and earth sciences and the issue of origins. Submissions must offer positive, constructive interpretations or criticisms. Abstracts that are primarily negative or destructive in tone will not be accepted. All abstracts will be reviewed by an editor and at least one other specialist. Submissions will be judged on scientific merit, adherence to the guidelines, and relevance to creationism.


  • Abstracts should not be longer than 700 words. Examples of published abstracts can be found in the Conference Proceedings issues of the Occasional Papers of the BSG (OPBSG). (see Author Guidelines).
  • Abstracts may include references (which are counted in the 700 word limit), but they must be formatted according to the guidelines of the Occasional Papers.
  • Abstracts must include a complete summary of the paper. That includes an introduction, methods, results, and conclusion where appropriate. Abstracts that do not include results or conclusions will be immediately returned for revision.
  • Abstracts should be written in English.
  • Names and affiliations of all authors should be included. Authors working independently should identify their affiliation as "Independent Scholar."
Accepted BSG abstracts will be published in a future issue of the OPBSG.