What should we teach our children about where we come from?
From bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Humes comes a dramatic story of faith, science, and courage unlike any since the famous Scopes Monkey Trial. Monkey Girl takes you behind the scenes of the recent war on evolution in Dover, Pennsylvania, when the town's school board decision to confront the controversy head-on thrust its students, then the entire community, onto the front lines of America's culture wars. Told from the perspectives of all sides of the battle, it is a riveting true story about an epic court case on the teaching of "intelligent design," and what happens when science and religion collide.
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Review: Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America's SoulUser Review - Rob - Goodreads
In all likelihood, this book is not going to surprise any of its readers. Some will be proponents of secular education, those who maintain that science must be allowed to do science and that religion ... Read full review
Review: Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America's SoulUser Review - Nick - Goodreads
Maybe I under rate this because I had to read it in one day. But it was pretty good. Basically a "contemporary history" (if thats not an oxymoron) of the Dover Pennsylvania creationism trial. Very ... Read full review
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