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1st Edition

Antievolutionism Before World War I

Edited By

Ronald L. Numbers

ISBN 9780367407766
Published October 18, 2021 by Routledge
428 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1995, Antievolutionism Before World War I is the first volume in the series, Creationism in Twentieth Century America, reissued in 2021. The volume brings together original sources from the beginning of the twentieth century, critiquing Darwinism and the theory of natural selection. The sources included in this collection debate the role of natural selection in evolution, as well wider aspects of Darwinian theory from a creationist stance. The essays feature prominent figures from the period in the fields of naturalism, philosophy and theology and includes contributions from Alexander Patterson, Eberhard Dennert, Luther Tracy Townsend and George Frederick Wright. The collection will be of especial interest to natural historians, and theologians as well as academics of philosophy, geology and history.

Table of Contents

Series Introduction

Volume Introduction

1. The Other Side of Evolution, Alexander Patterson

2. At the Deathbed of Darwinism, Eberhard Dennert

3. Collapse of Evolution, Luther Tracy Townsend

4. “The Passing of Evolution”, George Frederick Wright


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