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Storm of Words: Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era

by Monte Harrell Hampton

Tuscaloosa (AL): University of  Alabama Press, 2014; 345 pages.

In the 1880s, James Woodrow lost his professorship at Columbia Theological Seminary over his views of evolution. “Hampton provides a thoughtful historical investigation of this episode, not only within its immediate Southern Presbyterian context but also within the broad regional and national culture of its day,”


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