The Scopes Trial Marked A Watershed In Our National Relationship Between Science And Religion And Has Had Tremendous Impact On Our Culture Ever Since, Even Inspiring The Play And Movie, Both Titled Inherit The Wind In Addition To Symbolizing The Evolutionist Versus Creationist Debate, The Trial Helped Shape The Development Of Both Popular Religion And Religious Freedom In America Yet Despite Its Influence On The Th Century, There Are No Modern Histories Of The Trial And Its Aftermath This Book Fills That Void Not Only By Skillfully Narrating The Trial S Events, But Also By Framing It In A Broader Social Context, Showing How Its Influence Has Cut Across Religious, Cultural, Educational And Political Lines With New Material From Both The Prosecution And The Defense, Along With The Author S Astute Historical And Legal Analysis, Summer For The Gods Is Destined To Become A New Classic About A Pivotal Milestone In American History
Pulitzer Prize winning American historian and legal scholar He is university professor of history and holds the Hugh Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University He was formerly Herman E Talmadge Chair of Law and Richard B Russell Professor of American History at the University of Georgia.
- 318 pages
- Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial & America's Continuing Debate over Science & Religion
- Edward J. Larson
- 15 December 2019 Edward J. Larson