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Religion on trial

Chester Dolan

Religion on trial

with 800 material witnesses

by Chester Dolan

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Published by Mopah Publications in Long Beach, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Controversial literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementChester Dolan.
    GenreControversial literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2775.2 .D58 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 691 p. ;
    Number of Pages691
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL61468M
    ISBN 100963104292
    LC Control Number99095668
    OCLC/WorldCa45436405

      Edward Larson has accomplished something wonderful with this book. In only pages ( including footnotes and index), he has captured the flow of cultural issues surrounding science, education, and religion in the early twentieth century, the political goals and maneuvering of the parties involved, the actual Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tennessee with the dénouement of the appeal, the 5/5(5). After listening to Beyond Religion, I have to join the Dalai Lama's hope that tenets of a moral, ethical, deliberate, examined life will be taught in schools to provide a positive example to impressionable children, without exposing them to religious dogma.I have been positively affected by this book, have recommended it to at least 10 of my. International PEN is concerned by the opening of trial proceedings on May 5, , against the book Daughters of Allah by noted Turkish author Nedim Gürsel.


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