DescriptionWhat started as a debate among scientists has become a full-scale public battle. In this sequel to his award-winning Doubts about Darwin, Thomas Woodward traces the struggle that has emerged as the two sides wrestle with questions of the origin of life. Who are the key players on each side, and what contributions have they made? How has the debate developed, and where is it headed in the future? What conclusions can we draw about our origins based on the scientific evidence?