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Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion

Summer for the Gods In 1925, the sleepy hamlet of Dayton, Tennessee, became the unlikely setting for one of the 20th century's most contentious dramas: the Scopes trial and the debate over science, religion and their place in public education. This work assesses the state of the battle between creationism and evolution, and points the way to how it might be resolved. Full description

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