Comparing The Bible And Darwin's Origin Of Species

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The book of God and a book on evolutionary in the same brief case, side by side. This is the scene that readers are left with at the finale of the play. Such a sight contrasts the main plot of the story, as religion is at constant odds with modernistic evolutionary concepts. This display represents the idea of coexistence between these two beliefs. Moreover, it represents the change of heart of Henry Drummond. His seemingly atheistic motivation is apparent throughout the play especially during Cates’ trial. The weighing of the two volumes speaks for his internal conflict with the separate ideals, and the attainment of both The Bible and Darwin’s Origin of Species represents Drummond’s resolve. If they can be together in Henry Drummond’s brief
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