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Where Darwin Meets the Bible: Creationists and Evolutionists in America

Larry A. Witham

Abstract

Offers a comprehensive and even‐handed summary of America's contemporary intellectual and social debate over evolutionism and creationism, with its roots in Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (1859). The book relies on more than 100 interviews with contemporary players, includes profiles of many of them, and reports opinion surveys of scientists and theologians. Chapters cover the topic's impact on politics, public education, museums and churches, the news media, public debate, beliefs of scientists, and issues of human nature and morality. The book closes with events in 2000 and sugges ... More

Keywords: Charles Darwin, creation, education, evolution, media, politics, religion, science

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780195150452
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0195150457.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Larry A. Witham, author