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Species of origins : America's search for a creation story

Author: Karl Giberson; Donald A Yerxa
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Series: American intellectual culture.
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Since the late-19th century, the USA has not been able to agree on a common creation story. The authors of this study explain that much of this stems from the reality that Americans rely on two  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Giberson, Karl.
Species of origins.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2002
(OCoLC)606916002
Online version:
Giberson, Karl.
Species of origins.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2002
(OCoLC)607797395
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Giberson; Donald A Yerxa
ISBN: 0742507645 9780742507647 0742507653 9780742507654
OCLC Number: 49031109
Description: ix, 277 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The modern creation story --
The triumph of evolution? --
Scientific creationism: the biblical dimension --
Scientific creationism: the scientific dimension --
Scientific creationism: the social dimension --
The "council of despair": popular science versus traditional religion --
Via media stances and the complexity paradigm: historical considerations --
The muddle in the middle: via media positions on origins --
Intelligent design: a new approach to the origins debate? --
The reception of intelligent design --
Conclusion: the high cost of clarity.
Series Title: American intellectual culture.
Responsibility: Karl W. Giberson and Donald A. Yerxa.

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The single most comprehensive examination of the contemporary debate between religion and science about the origins of life and of the universe. Highly recommended. CHOICE All too often, writings on Read more...

 
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