The Dayton college named after one of creationism's most famous defenders is embroiled in a controversy over Adam and Eve.
William Jennings Bryan helped prosecute the Scopes Monkey Trial. Now Bryan College could lose up to a quarter of its full-time faculty over a dispute that began in February when the trustees clarified the school's statement of belief.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/1mIufp8 ) the statement already expressed a view that man was created by God. The clarification states that Adam and Eve were historical people who were not created from previously existing life forms.
Since that move, the school's 44 professors have voted 30-2 no confidence in the school's president, with six abstaining; students and alumni have penned petitions over the controversy; and one trustee has resigned. ...