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The creationists : from scientific creationism to intelligent design

Author: Ronald L Numbers
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2006.
Series: ISSR Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded edition, First Harvard University Press paperback editionView 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. Expanded and updated to account for the appeal of intelligent design and the global spread of creationism, The Creationists offers a thorough, clear, and balanced overview of the arguments and  Read more...
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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 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 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.
Series Title: ISSR Library.
Responsibility: Ronald L. Numbers.

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