Summer For The Gods The Scopes Trial And Americas Continuing Debate Over Science And Religion By Edward J Larson 2006 10 02 -

summer for the gods the scopes trial and america s - summer for the gods the scopes trial and america s continuing debate over science and religion edward j larson on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers in the summer of 1925 the sleepy hamlet of dayton tennessee became the setting for one of the 20th century s most contentious dramas the scopes trial that pit william jennings bryan and the anti darwinists against a teacher, a religious orgy in tennessee a reporter s account of the - h l mencken is one of american history s foremost journalists writing from the turn of the century until the late 1940 s for the baltimore sun newspaper he was known for a savage wit an erudite if salty language and an iconoclastic outlook that saw through politicians and fads with fearless abandon he died in 1956, dictionary com s list of every word of the year - word of the year our word of the year choice serves as a symbol of each year s most meaningful events and lookup trends it is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year