I think if I had read this one back then I would have loved it and given it five stars here.
Worse, I suspect that Deloria is not merely ignorant but is actually being intentionally misleading in his argument against evolutionary theory and science in general.
This doesn't make the systematic misunderstandings of evolutionary theories and philosophy of science any easier to take or any more excusable for a scholar.
I purchased this book with the hope of getting the native american viewpoint on the subject, and hopefully a different perspective. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Robert Krampf
I have red most of Vine Deloria's books, my favorite being God Is Red. I read most of them 15 years ago and loved them. Read morePublished on February 26, 2011 by Cactus Ed
There is a good reason why so many used copies of this book are available from Amazon.com for as little as $5. I would gladly give away my copy. Read morePublished on August 21, 2008 by Patrice Cole
I was hoping to find an intelligent critique of evolution and fundamentalist Christianity in here, but was sadly disappointed. Read morePublished on April 17, 2007 by P. Oski
I very much enjoyed the vehement imbicility of the various negative/derogative reviews that have been belched forth so vitrolicly against Deloria's superb work: Evolution,... Read morePublished on November 21, 2006 by Morpheus
As one reviewer said, "The author, in what seems to be an attempt to make the two groups equivalent, states that both creationists and scientists require us to take things on... Read morePublished on October 21, 2005 by W. M. Haynes
If you are interested in the argument between evolution and creation, especially as it is taught in the public schools, you MUST read this book.
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I can hardly bear to relive this experience by writing a review. I have a BSc and majored in Biology. Read morePublished on October 21, 2004
Vine Deloria has done brilliant work in the past. It's sad to see him dilute his legacy with silliness like this. Read morePublished on October 22, 2003