The Case For a Creator - Chapters 1 – 3 Summary & Analysis

Lee Strobel
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In Chapter 1: White-Coated Scientists Versus Black-Robed Preachers, it was 1974 when Lee Strobel began working for the Chicago Tribune. He was sent to West Virginia to cover a situation in which new school textbooks had riled up hillbilly Christians, causing some to become violent. Some of the violence was directed at reporters. On the ground in Kanawha County, Strobel began interviewing locals who believed the textbooks would do everything from causing students to lose their belief in God to honoring draft-dodgers, while others believed they were a positive step forward. A local businessman explained that the major concern was evolution. The denial of God meant no morality. Because of this, people had to choose either their faith or science. Additionally, a teacher’s manual called for comparing accounts in the Bible to ancient Greek mythology. Strobel, then an atheist, wanted to argue with locals rather...

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