Ronald L. Numbers 1992 Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
This history of Young-Earth Christian Creationism describes its origin (in response to Darwin's Origin of the Species) through its popularization in in the 1960's. For the first half of the 20th century, Young-Earth Creationist beliefs dominated only a few Christian sects, notably the apocalyptic Seventh-Day Adventists. Adventist George McCready Price developed modern-day Creation Science but it was largely ignored until Henry Morris and John Whitcomb published The Genesis Flood in 1961. Since then, it has spread throughout the English-speaking world.