Higher Education

Larry A. Witham

in Where Darwin Meets the Bible

Published in print November 2002 | ISBN: 9780195150452
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834860 | DOI:
 Higher Education

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The University of Chicago hosted the 1959 Darwin Centennial, showing evolution's place in U.S. higher education. This chapter looks at the academic freedom case of biology professor Dean Kenyon, compares treatment of evolution at two schools – Liberty University and Virginia Tech – and samples religion‐founded schools, and debates over creationists holding science Ph.D.s.

Keywords: academic; biology; colleges; Dean Kenyon; evolution; freedom; religion; universities

Chapter.  8625 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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