You know, I felt moved to create an account just to reply to this.
I'm a Christian. By some standards, a fairly "conservative" one (by others, not so much). I have what might be called a "high view" of Scripture.
And Creationists make me want to pound my head against a wall until I bleed.
They are vocal, and loud, and public. But they do not speak for all Christians. I debate them when I can, not on scientific grounds, but on biblical and theological grounds. (People who read Genesis in a way that demands a "creationist" accounting are doing violence to the biblical text.) I don't often get very far, alas.
I guess I just wanted to say: please don't evaluate all Christians by these guys. There's a lot more of us than you would think who believe that God gave us brains to use, and that there is no incompatibility between science/ reason and faith. I'm not asking that you agree with me on any issue. Just want to state, for the record, that "Christian" (even "evangelical Christian") does not always mean "wants to deny science."
Thanks for reading this.