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Where Darwin meets the Bible : creationists and evolutionists in America

Author: Larry Witham
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the conflict between creationists and evolutionists, presenting arguments from both opposing camps and includes discussions on the Intelligent Design movement, the "young earth" school of thought, and biblical liberalism.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Witham
ISBN: 0195182812 9780195182811
OCLC Number: 58453811
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Includes index.
Description: 352 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Darwin's legacy in America --
2. The two books --
3. Looking for boundaries --
4. Hearts and minds --
5. Nature alone : evolutionists --
6. God and nature : creationists --
7. Politics --
8. Schools and textbooks --
9. Higher education --
10. Museums and sanctuaries --
11. What natural scientists believe --
12. The great debate --
13. Media-eye view --
14. The good society --
15. Search for the underdog.
Responsibility: Larry A. Witham.

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An account of the conflict between creationists and evolutionists that has raged ever since the publication of "On the Origin of Species" in 1859. Tracking the rhetorical heights and political lows  Read more...

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