Scientists Confront Creationism
Intelligent Design and BeyondPaperback - 2007
From leading scientists, lawyers, and educators -- a decisiverebuttal to those who undermine science in the name ofreligion.
In a time when creationist textbooks continue to appear inclassrooms and the president of the United States encourageseducators to "teach both sides" of the argument, ScientistsConfront Creationism presents an accessible defense of evolutionand a blueprint to save public education in this country from thedangers of pseudoscience. With sixteen essays from some of the mostimportant advocates in the field, including Kevin Padian, John R.Cole, and Wesley R. Elsberry, Scientists Confront Creationismreveals the persuasive evidence for evolution and the bankruptcy ofthe creationists\' claims. While telling the history of creationismin America, this powerful collection eviscerates "intelligentdesign" and reveals the newest tactics taken by antievolutionistproponents. As long as science requires public advocacy, thishighly intelligent treasury of scholarship will remain an essentialresource for students, teachers, and open-minded citizens