Education

Darwin on Trial

November 30, 2005 1 min read

The debate over the teaching of science and religion in the classroom reached a fever pitch during the recent Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District trial. In this Q & A from The New Yorker, Margaret Talbot provides some historical perspective on the case—and argues that the pending ruling on the teaching of intelligent design is only one more milestone in this ongoing American debate.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.