In the Beginning: Fundamentalism, the Scopes Trial, and the Making of the Antievolution Movement

Synopsis

The current controversy over teaching evolution in the public schools has grabbed front-page headlines and topped news broadcasts all across the United States. In the Beginning investigates the movement that has ignited debate in state legislatures and at school board meetings. Reaching back to the origins of antievolutionism in the 1920s, and continuing to the promotion of intelligent design today, Michael Lienesch analyzes one of the most formidable political movements of the twentieth century.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Chapel Hill, NC
Publication year:
  • 2007