In this fascinating story of evolution, religion, politics, and personalities, Matthew Chapman captures the story behind the headlines in the debate over God and science in America.
Kitzmiller v. Dover Board of Education, decided in late 2005, pitted the teaching of intelligent design (sometimes known as "creationism in a lab coat") against the teaching of evolution. Matthew Chapman, the great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin, spent several months covering the trial from beginning to end. Through his in-depth encounters with the participantscreationists, preachers, teachers, scientists on both sides of the issue, lawyers, theologians, the judge, and the eleven parents who resisted the fundamentalist proponents of intelligent designChapman tells a sometimes terrifying, often hilarious, and above all moving story of ordinary people doing battle in America over the place of religion and science in modern life.
Generi Politica e Società » Controversie etiche » Problemi e controversie etiche » Problemi e Processi sociali » Problemi sociali , Fumetti » Storia, Attualità e Letteratura a fumetti , Scienza e Tecnica » Biologia
Editore Harpercollins E-books
Formato Ebook con Adobe DRM
EAN-13 9780061870620 9780061870620