With this book, I feel like I understand Dover quite well.
To anyone who finds the big political stories and so much else coming out of that country puzzling or hard to grasp, take my advice.
Matthew Chapman's book was one of many that were written about the "Kitzmiller versus Dover Area School District" trial.
First, let me echo previous reviewers in recommending Edward Hume's "Monkey Girl" as the indispensable book on the Dover school board court case & the effort to introduce... Read morePublished 28 days ago by William Timothy Lukeman
The book was not a pleasure to read. It lacked the smooth telling of a story which would result in pleasurable reading....or even an educational experience. Read morePublished 9 months ago by H. HAWKINS
What is really sad is that ID gets a bum rap in all of this because no one who actually understood ID against evolution was able to testify.Published 17 months ago by michael Leinbach
This is an awesome book about how silly the religious community can be in trying to force their superstitions on others. Highly recommended. By the way...... Read morePublished 19 months ago by RiverWisdom
I bought this book when it was first published (hardcover) and then it was buried in my pile of "to read" books. I was grazing through the pile and found this gem. Read morePublished on March 17, 2012 by Eulogia
I came across the Kitzmiller/Dover case more or less by accident a couple of months ago but once I discovered the transcripts of the case were available I just couldn't 'put it... Read morePublished on May 8, 2010 by Michael Howe
Matthew Chapman, author of Trials of the Monkey An Accidental Memoir, and great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin, had moved to the United States, tired of the English predilection... Read morePublished on March 4, 2010 by Eric C. Welch
I enjoyed Chapman's take on the Kitsmiller v. Dover. What I liked most was the last chapter, in which he stated his reasons for welcoming creation in the science classroom. Read morePublished on January 31, 2010 by A. L. Dodez
When I heard that a descendant of Charles Darwin had written a book on Kitzmiller, I had to read it - and I found it thoroughly enjoyable. Read morePublished on January 25, 2010 by James Fields