Creationism Critiqued

Intelligent Design Creationism and Its Critics

edited by Robert T. Pennock
Cambridge, MA: Bradford, 2001. 825 pages.

The publisher writes that Pennock's anthology on intelligent design creationism (IDC) "contains articles previously published in specialized, hard-to-find journals, as well as new contributions. Each section contains introductory background information, articles by influential creationists and their critics, and in some cases responses by the creationists.

Tower of Babel

by Robert T. Pennock
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000. 451 pages.

The earliest comprehensive treatment of the intelligent design movement, Tower of Babel was praised by Frederick Crews in The New York Review of Books as "... comprehensive and consistently rational ... the best book opposing creationism in all of its guises" and by Evan B.

Defending Evolution in the Classroom

by Brian J. Alters and Sandra M. Alters
Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2003. 276 pages.

Defending Evolution in the Classroom is a necessity for anyone concerned with evolution education. The late Ernst Mayr wrote, "This book should be in the hands of every educator dealing with the subject of evolution," and Eugenie C. Scott, executive director of NCSE, agreed: "At last a book for teachers to help them cope with antievolutionism.