Event Date: Friday, November 18th 2016, 4:00pm
Friday, November 18, 2011, 4pm
"Religion and Science in Modern America", Public Forum with Edward Davis
Tucson Room, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA
This talk, illustrated with numerous images, shows how Americans have debated the religious meaning of science from the 1920s (the period of the famous Scopes “Monkey trial”) right up to the present day. Dr. Davis begins with the concerns of William Jennings Bryan and the Protestant fundamentalists of the Scopes era, using cartoons about evolution to show why they so strongly opposed teaching it in public...