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HISTORY of Christian Theology

The trial in 1925 of John Scopes, a biology teacher in Tennessee, for defying a state law forbidding the teaching of evolution in public schools. Skeptical journalists publicized the trial leading to a cultural disaster for fundamentalists. The Scopes “Monkey Trial” is a publicity disaster for fundamentalism, and initiates anti-intellectualism within the Fundamentalist movement.

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