Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design / Edition 1

Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design / Edition 1

by Barbara Forrest, Paul R. Gross, Paul R. Gross
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195157427

ISBN-13: 9780195157420

Pub. Date: 01/08/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Forrest and Gross expose the scientific failure, the religious essence, and the political ambitions of "intelligent design" creationism. They examine the movement's "Wedge Strategy," which has advanced and is succeeding through public relations rather than through scientific research. Analyzing the content and character of "intelligent

Overview

Forrest and Gross expose the scientific failure, the religious essence, and the political ambitions of "intelligent design" creationism. They examine the movement's "Wedge Strategy," which has advanced and is succeeding through public relations rather than through scientific research. Analyzing the content and character of "intelligent design theory," they highlight its threat to public education and to the separation of church and state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195157420
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/08/2004
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.40(d)
Lexile:
1520L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. How the Wedge Began
2. The Wedge Document: A Design for Design
3. Searching for Science
4. Paleontology Lite and Copernican Discoveries
5. A Conspiracy Hunter and a Newton
6. Everything Except Science I
7. Everything Except Science II
8. Wedging Into Power Politics
9. Religion First - and Last

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