Evangelicals and Science- part 7 of 12 In the shadow of Scopes and Two World Wars
From the beginning of the 20th century evangelicals went into eclipse in both Britain and the USA, though their missionaries were active throughout the world.
As liberal theology came to the fore the Fundamentals were written to stem the tide. But, despite it giving rise to the word Fundamentalism, there were open to modern science.
Anti-evolution grew in the USA after WWI culminating in the Scopes trial of 1925.
The courtroom at Dayton
Darrow, Jennings and Scopes
The latter part of this period saw both the growth and moderating of evangelicals with the storm clouds of Creationism on the horizon
Now read on about the rise of Fundamentalism, anti-evolution, Scopes and more
Chap6 of Evangelicals and Science