Religious Fundamentalism. LO : Was America a country of religious and racial intolerance during this period? Key Words : Monkey Trial, Darwinism, Creationism. What do you think is meant by religious fundamentalism?. Watch the DVD clip to show an example of Christian fundamentalism!. KEY WORD.
LO: Was America a country of religious and racial intolerance during this period?
Key Words: Monkey Trial, Darwinism, Creationism
They thought it contradicted the Bible
The Bible teaches that God created the world in 7 days.
Fundamentalists take the Bible literally. They believe that man came from Adam and Eve.
His trial took place in July 1925 in a packed courtroom, with over a hundred newsmen.
It was the first trial in American history to be broadcast on the radio
How did Darrow try to make a fool out of Bryan?
“Darrow: “Do you believe in Jonah and the Whale”?
Bryan: “It is easy to believe in the miracle of Jonah”
Darrow: “Did Eve really come from Adam’s rib”?