Monkey Girl

Monkey Girl

Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America's Soul

Book - 2007
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What should we teach our children about where we come from?

Is evolution good science? Is it a lie? Is it incompatible with faith?

Did Charles Darwin really say man came from monkeys? Have scientists really detected "intelligent design"--evidence of a creator--in nature?

What happens when a town school board decides to confront such questions head-on, thrusting its students, then an entire community, onto the front lines of America's culture wars?

From bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize- winning journalist Edward Humes comes a dramatic story of faith, science, and courage unlike any since the famous Scopes Monkey Trial. Monkey Girl takes you behind the scenes of the recent war on evolution in Dover, Pennsylvania, the epic court case on teaching "intelligent design" it spawned, and the national struggle over what Americans believe about human origins.

Told from the perspectives of all sides of the battle, Monkey Girl is about what happens when science and religion collide.

Publisher: New York : Ecco, c2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780060885489
Branch Call Number: 231.7652097
Characteristics: xix, 380 p. ; 24 cm.


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Sep 12, 2013

Gravity -- a theory in crisis. For the crushing defeat of the creationist "wedge strategy", watch Judgment Day : Intelligent Design on Trial 2008 DVD 344.748077 DOV JUD (3 copies in the EPL collections as of January 2104 -- 0 copies as of October 2015 -- strange how that happens) about Tammy Kitzmiller, et al. v. Dover Area School District, et al. (400 F. Supp. 2d 707, Docket no. 4cv2688)

Jan 17, 2012

ST review 2/18/07 K7. Dover PA judge's decision.


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