Re: My article "Intelligent Design on Trial"

From: David Opderbeck <>
Date: Tue Feb 28 2006 - 14:34:29 EST

Ted -- this is really excellent, I think. I don't fully agree with the
final paragraph, but it's a fair and refreshingly level-headed piece.

On 2/28/06, Ted Davis <> wrote:
> I now have available a pdf of my article, "Intelligent Design on Trial,"
> at
> the following URL:
> I'll alert readers to the fact that this journal is aimed at journalists;
> I
> was expected to focus some attention on news coverage of the trial, which
> took space from things I otherwise might have said. Although several cuts
> had to be made, this is still (so I am told) the longest article that
> magazine has ever published, which I assume reflects the extraordinary
> interest in this topic. Magazines quite fairly have editorial policies,
> of
> course, and one cannot always say everything that one would wish to say in
> a
> given place. Thus my views on the First Amendment (or more accurately on
> how the Supreme Court has (mis)interpreted that amendment for the past
> couple of generations) are not found in this article. That's a very
> important omission that should be kept in mind, when evaluating my views:
> there is more to say about this issue, and this represents only a fraction
> of the things I can and would say if space and place allowed it.
> Happy reading.
> Ted
Received on Tue Feb 28 14:34:56 2006

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