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Mr. Jefferson’s Dilemma

Keith Thomson

in Private Doubt, Public Dilemma: Religion and Science since Jefferson and Darwin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300203677
eISBN:
9780300213409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203677.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Thomas Jefferson's ideas about geology and his efforts to relate them to his version of natural theology. Jefferson's greatest contribution to natural science was his detailed ... More


Mr. Darwin’s Religion

Keith Thomson

in Private Doubt, Public Dilemma: Religion and Science since Jefferson and Darwin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300203677
eISBN:
9780300213409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203677.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter deals with how Charles Darwin suffered from chronic anxiety while working on his evolution theory, which can largely be attributed to the conflict between religion and evolution. His On ... More


A Mote in the Eye

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Without any higher organizational control such as denominational boards or conventions, fundamentalist schools struggled to figure out how to make difficult decisions. This chapter examines three ... More


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