Chronology of the Evolution-Creationism Controversy
  • Chronology of the Evolution-Creationism Controversy
  • Chronology of the Evolution-Creationism Controversy

Chronology of the Evolution-Creationism Controversy

by Randall C. Moore, Mark Decker, Sehoya Cotner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313362874

ISBN-13: 9780313362873

Pub. Date: 11/30/2009

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A unique chronology with entries describing the key events in the 3,000-year conflict between religion and science over the explanation and definition of life on Earth.

• Comprises over 1,400 chronologically arranged entries on important political, legal, and social events in the ongoing controversy between science- and faith-based views of the Earth and

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Overview

A unique chronology with entries describing the key events in the 3,000-year conflict between religion and science over the explanation and definition of life on Earth.

• Comprises over 1,400 chronologically arranged entries on important political, legal, and social events in the ongoing controversy between science- and faith-based views of the Earth and life

• Offers a thorough bibliography spanning historical aspects of the controversy, creationist literature, and resources from evolutionary biology

• Includes a one-of-a-kind glossary for easy access to definitions of relevant terms used by both anti-evolutionists and scientists

• Provides an extensive index serving as a reference tool and as a way to explore recurring themes

• Presents detailed appendices on estimating Earth's age, the geologic timescale, major species of known Hominines, and key legal decisions involving the teaching of evolution and creationism

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313362873
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/30/2009
Pages:
454
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

Abbreviations xix

The Chronology 1

Appendix A Estimates of Earth's Age 367

Appendix B The Geological Timescale 369

Appendix C Major Species of Known Hominins 375

Appendix D Major Legal Decisions Involving the Teaching of Evolution and Creationism 377

Glossary 383

Bibliography 399

Index 413

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