Religion: The 40

"Big words," is what William J. Bryan called the declaration of " the 40.'' (Forty distinguished Americans issued a statement that there was no antagonism between Science and Religion, TIME, June 4.)

"Nothing is scientific unless true," said Dr. Bryan. "No truth can hurt the Bible. Our objection is to guesses put forth by scientists in the name of Science." He added that many of "the 40" would not have signed the document if it had said in plain English that man was descended from brutes and that Jesus was not born of a virgin.

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