Summer for the Gods by Edward Larson

"Summer for the Gods" is a historical account of the 1925 Scopes Trial, also known as the "Monkey Trial," which was a legal case in Tennessee that debated the teaching of evolution in public schools. The book delves into the cultural, political, and intellectual clashes between religious fundamentalism and modernism, highlighting the roles of key figures involved in the trial. It also explores the lasting impact of the trial on American society, particularly in shaping the ongoing debate over the teaching of evolution and creationism in schools.

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