BALTIMORE--The controversy surrounding the teaching of "intelligent design" in American public schools has garnered a great deal of recent attention in scientific journals, professional and educational societies, and the news media. The social forces driving the issue, however, are hardly new.

On Tuesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. in Goucher College´s Kelley Lecture Hall, Eugenie Scott will present "The Evolution of Creationism," a free, public lecture that traces the history of creationism, intelligent design, and public education, from the Scopes trial through the recent court decision in Dover, PA.

Her discussion will cover the scientific evidence supporting evolution, the legal and...

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