Letters, Nov. 28, 1977

Man's Roots

To the Editors:

Your article on man's origins [Nov. 7] was fascinating. I find it somewhat strange that religious people refuse to accept the idea of evolution while accepting without apparent murmur other scientific knowledge. Such people hold out against evolution because they think it discredits the Bible. I believe Christianity would certainly survive if everyone frankly conceded that Adam and Eve were mythological characters.

Terrell E. Stewart

Columbus, Ga.

I believe that man was created in the image of God. If Mr. Leakey and the other anthropologists want to claim kinship...

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