Des Moines Register publishes Quiner’s Diner essay 9


Iowa State’s decision to ban the Bible reminds me of their decision in 2005 to deny tenure to a former faculty member, Guillermo Gonzalez, co-author of “The Privileged Planet.” Mr. Guillermo’s book made the case for “intelligent design,” a politically-incorrect view in academia dominated by atheists. Even though Mr. Gonzalez didn’t teach this philosophy in his classroom, 124 members faculty signed a petition denouncing intelligent design, reinforcing their hostility to all things religious. More…