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Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design

Barbara Forrest and Paul R. Gross


This book explains the history and strategy of the intelligent design creationist movement, which is headquartered at the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture in Seattle, WA. The movement’s twenty-year “Wedge Strategy,” implementation of which began in 1998, is aimed at bringing intelligent design into American public schools, public policymaking, and the cultural mainstream. Beginning with a brief history of the movement and the authentication of the “Wedge Document,” in which the Wedge Strategy is outlined, the book critiques the incompetent science and rhetorical tactics of ... More

Keywords: intelligent design, creationism, Wedge Strategy, Discovery Institute, Kitzmiller

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195157420
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157420.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara Forrest, author
Southeastern Louisiana University

Paul R. Gross, author
University of Virginia (Emeritus)