TITLE

Divided Over Evolution

AUTHOR(S)
Banerjee, Neela; Dean, Cornelia; Bilyeu, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
New York Times Upfront;3/28/2005, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses issues on how schools should teach the intelligent design, an alternative to teaching the theory of evolution, in high school biology classes in the U.S. Federal lawsuit filed by several parents against the school board of Dover High School in Pennsylvania challenging the teaching of intelligent design in public schools; Comparison of the theory of evolution by naturalist Charles Darwin from the biblical account of creation as told in Genesis; Remarks from the Discovery Institute in Seattle, Washington on teaching intelligent design in public schools.
ACCESSION #
16651030

 

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