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Among the Creationists: Dispatches from the Anti-Evolutionist Frontline

Jason Rosenhouse

Abstract

Why do so many Americans reject the modern theory of evolution? Seeking answers, the author became a regular attendee at creationist conferences and other gatherings. After ten years of attending events like the giant Creation Mega-Conference in Lynchburg, Virginia, and visiting sites like the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, and after hundreds of mostly friendly conversations with creationists of varying stripes, he has emerged with a story to tell, a story that goes well beyond the usual stereotypes of Bible-thumping fanatics railing against coldly rational scientists. Through anecdo ... More

Keywords: theory of evolution, creationism, religion, creationists, science, Creation Museum, Creation Mega-Conference, Bible

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199744633
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744633.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jason Rosenhouse, author
Associate Professor of Mathematics, James Madison University

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