Dr Margaret Helder

Creationist Botanist

Dr Margaret Helder is a scientist, a writer, a mother of six, and Vice-President of the Creation Science Association of Alberta, Canada. She is also probably the most prominent woman in creation science.

Dr Helder is also the author of three books and Associate Editor in charge of science and technology for Reformed Perspective, a magazine for Christian families. Her scientific achievements include describing and naming a species of aquatic fungus new to science, Chytridium deltanum Masters (Masters being her maiden name, and the name under which she published the description).

She has written a number of articles for Creation magazine, including:

See also an interview with Dr Helder, ‘Planting seeds for creation’, Creation 17(1):30–32, December 1994–February 1995.

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Published: 17 February 2006