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John Roach Straton vs Charles Francis Potter
Carnegie Hall, 28th January, 1924
"Between Rev. John Roach Straton, D.D., Pastor Calvary Baptist Church, New York and Rev. Charles Francis Potter, M.A., S.T.M., Minister West Side Unitarian Church, New York."


San Francisco Debates on Evolution
"Held in Native Sons' Hall, San Francisco, California, June 13 and 14, 1925."
"Maynard Shipley, President Science League of American. Francis D. Nichol and Alonzo L. Baker, Associate Editors Signs of the Times."
"The Science League of America is a national organization, having on its advisory board such men as David Starr Jordan and Luther Burbank, the primary purpose of which is the defense of the teaching of evolution in the schools. It is represented in 42 states and in the faculties of 48 colleges and universities."
"The Signs of the Times is a conservative religious weekly published at Mountain View, California, and has the unique distinction of the largest circulation of any strictly denominational weekly in America."


Should evolution be taught in tax supported schools?
"Resolved: That evolution is false and should no longer be tolerated in the Public Schools."
William B. Riley, Leader of the World's Christian Fundamentalist Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Charles Smith, President of the American Association for the Advancement of Atheism, New York City.


Riley vs Rimmer
"At the Northwest Bible Conference, held at Medicine Lake, near Minneapolis, in the month of August, 1929, Dr. Riley and Harry Rimmer agreed to debate the question as expressed on the cover of this publication."


Is Evolution a Myth?
"This Debate took place following an invitation made by the New Zealand Branch of the Evolution Protest Movement to the Wellington Rationalist Association. The series of events which led up to this invitation began when the Minister of Broadcasting in New Zealand ordered the N.Z. Broadcasting Corporation to desist from broadcasting the series "How Things Began" to schools. This order was given in consequence of representations made by the Evolution Protest Movement and others that the talks were unsuitable for children."


  • 1966. Creation and Evolution debate. Little Rock, Arkansas. June 28-29, 1966. Jack Wood Sears and James D. Bales versus Carl Sagan, Ernan McMullin, R. C. Lewontin, and Thomas K. Shotwell.



Warren-Flew Debate
"The Warren-Flew Debate on the Existence of God: A Four-night, Oral Debate Held in the Coliseum on the Campus of North Texas State University, September 20-23, 1976."


From Fish to Gish
"Morris and Gish Confront the Evolutionary Establishment, Dramatic Story of a Decade of Debates."