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Bryan College Is Torn: Can Darwin and Eden Coexist?

21 May

Bryan College campus

In case you did not know, the Scopes Trial in Dayton, TN in 1925 did not settle the issue of the teaching of evolution. Beliefs about creation, evolution, and the Bible still bring controversy.

Bryan College of Dayton, TN–named for William Jennings Bryan, a reformist politician yet a conservative Protestant, who argued against the teaching of evolution in the Scopes Trial–is undergoing some turmoil over the issue. Alan Blinder has a fine report on the situation in the New York Times. You can read it here: Bryan College Is Torn: Can Darwin and Eden Coexist? – NYTimes.com.

Also, this controversy relates to some of the issues raised in Molly Worthen’s recent book, Apostles of Reason. You can find some earlier posts on the book here.

On Believing

30 May

Anthropologist T.M. Luhrmann, author of When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God, has a fascinating op-ed piece in the New York Times today. You can find it here.

Enough Light

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