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The creationists : from scientific creationism to intelligent design

Author: Ronald L Numbers
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Expanded ed., 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In light of the embattled status of evolutionary theory, particularly as 'intelligent design' makes headway against Darwinism in the schools and in the courts, this account of the roots of creationism assumes new relevence. This edition offers an overview of the arguments and figures at the heart of the debate.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald L Numbers
ISBN: 0674023390 9780674023390
OCLC Number: 69734583
Description: viii, 606 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Creationism in the age of Darwin --
George Frederick Wright : from Christian Darwinist to fundamentalist --
Creationism in the fundamentalist controversy --
Scientific creationists in the age of Bryan --
George McCready Price and the new catastrophism --
The Religion and Science Association --
The Deluge Geology Society --
Evangelicals and evolution in Great Britain --
Evangelicals and evolution in North America --
John C. Whitcomb, Jr., Henry M. Morris, and The Genesis flood --
The Creation Research Society --
Creation science and scientific creationism --
Deception and discrimination --
Creation research institutes --
Creationism in the churches --
The appeal of creationism at home and abroad --
Intelligent design --
Creationism goes global.
Responsibility: Ronald L. Numbers.

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