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Creationism versus Evolution

BACKGROUND

Fundamentalist religious movements have attempted to introduce the teaching of the biblical explanation of the origin of life into the schools. Known as scientific creationists, they wish to place religious views on an equal footing with the scientific fact of evolution. Controversy over this issue has resulted in litigation involving the Supreme Court.


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Creationism

Creationism—Controversial literature

Creationism—Study and teaching

Creationism—Study and teaching—Law and legislation

Creation

Evolution and religion

Bible and evolution

Evolution (Biology)—Religious aspects

Science and law


REFERENCE MATERIALS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Bergman, Jeffrey. The Creation Evolution Controversy: A Bibliographic Guide from 1839 to the Present, 1995.

Ecker, Ronald L. Dictionary of Science and Creationism, 1990. Facts on File

Hall, Kermit L., ed. The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States, 1992.

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