Michael Dowd: Pro-Future Evangelist

Chicago Daily Herald | Michael Dowd | Pro-Future Evangelist

Where Darwin meets Genesis

Chicago Daily Herald

By Marni Pyke

In 1925, the Scopes monkey trial generated headlines, hoopla and hate between proponents of teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in schools and those who called it blasphemous.

It wouldn't be the last time questions of faith have divided the body politic as overtones of religion in this year's presidential contest show.

The Rev. Michael Dowd wants to change that.