The Biology Wars: The Religion, Science and Education Controversy

Source Organization: Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

01/19/2006 - Some of the nation's leading journalists gathered in Florida on December 5, 2005, for the Pew Forum's biannual Faith Angle Conference on religion, politics and public life.

Conference speaker Edward J. Larson, Talmudge Chair of Law and Russell Professor of American History at the University of Georgia, discussed the history of the controversy over teaching evolution in American public schools, from the watershed Scopes trial to the recent legal battle over intelligent design in Dover, Pennsylvania.

The event was moderated by Michael Cromartie, Vice President, Ethics & Public Policy Center; Senior Advisor, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.

Event transcript available on Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life's Web site.

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