Here is an article that discussed the growing number of state legislatures given the task to vote up or down on the issue of whether or not to allow the Darwin theory of evolution to stand as a legitimate topic for discussion and instruction in their respective school systems. Mentioned in the article was one of the major players leading the charge on behalf of creationism: William Jennings Bryan (1860 - 1925). The journalist interviewed many assorted hot-heads from the most polished universities on behalf of Darwinists and the reader will no doubt be amused to see that so many years have past yet the arguments remain exactly the same.
Three years after this magazine appeared in print Bryan would be standing in defense of Christian faith during the famous Scopes Trial in Tennessee.
The historian Henry Steele Commager ranked Charles Darwin at number 43 insofar as his impact on the American mind was concerned - click here to understand his reasoning...
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