Town Still Ridiculed for Christian Beliefs 80 Years After Scopes Trial


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c. 2005 Religion News Service DAYTON, Tenn. _ Eighty years ago, media coverage of the Scopes “Monkey Trial” branded this town a backwater haven of the Bible Belt, a place where ignorant Christians gave blind faith precedence over scientific discovery. It’s still ridiculed for its literal biblical beliefs, recently by Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” […]

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