Worlds Apart

When Chaos and Order Collide

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Phillip Johnson's groundbreaking book, Darwin on Trial. The anniversary was marked this past summer in Seattle by the Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture, one of Salvo's partner organizations. The tribute was called "The Book That Changed the World: Darwin on Trial at 20."

Really? It "Changed the World"? That's an audacious claim for a book. Nor was it the goal of Johnson, who didn't think Darwin on Trial was revolutionary at all. He originally had hoped that it would simply facilitate a rational discussion of the serious questions about Darwinism...


is the executive editor of Salvo and Touchstone magazines.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #18, fall 2011 Copyright © 2020 Salvo |


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