TITLE

Let's Have No More Monkey Trials

AUTHOR(S)
Krauthammer, Charles
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Time;8/8/2005, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the attempts in the U.S. to invade science, and most particularly evolution, with religion. Efforts of conservative school-board members in Kansas to rewrite statewide standards for teaching evolution; Examples of similar anti-Darwinian mandates; Reference to the notorious Scopes trial; Contention that evolution is one of most powerful and elegant theories in all of human science and the bedrock of all modern biology; Thoughts on the conflict between faith and science; Argument against teaching faith as science.
ACCESSION #
17781012

 

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