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.
Related books and articles
Monkey Trials and Gorilla Sermons: Evolution and Christianity from Darwin to Intelligent Design By Peter J. Bowler Harvard University Press, 2007
A Biblical Critque of Creationism By O'Leary, Dennis Journal of Geoscience Education, Vol. 51, No. 3, May 2003
Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
The First Amendment Implications of Teaching the Theory of Evolution and Creationism in Public Schools By Brownfield, Ellen Yonts Journal of Law and Education, Vol. 36, No. 1, January 2007
Creationism and Intelligent Design: Scientific and Theological Difficulties By Bailey, David H. Dialogue : A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol. 43, No. 3, Fall 2010
Weirding out on Creationism By Pollitt, Katha Free Inquiry, Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter 1999
Creationism's Expanding Universe: Linguistics May Be Fundamentalism's Backdoor into the Public Education System By Hagen, L. Kirk Skeptic (Altadena, CA), Vol. 10, No. 3, Fall 2003
The Core Conflict between Creationism and Evolution: Do Unique Definitions of "Science" and "Proof" Allow Creationists to Disregard Evidence of Evolution? By Barnes, Ralph M. Skeptic (Altadena, CA), Vol. 19, No. 4, Fall 2014
Teaching Creationism Belongs in History, Lit Classes, Not Science Editorial By Evansville Courier & Press Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current), February 3, 2012
Cleric-Biologist Backs Teaching Creationism By Webb, Al The Washington Times (Washington, DC), September 20, 2008
Voucher Program, Teaching of Creationism Raise Questions By Crothers, Julie Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current), February 15, 2014