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Preacher For Whom the "Butler Law" Bill Was Named? Monkey Law at Dayton, TN.

Discussion in 'Baptist History' started by Rhetorician, Jan 3, 2018.

  1. Rhetorician

    Rhetorician Well-Known Member
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    Hello to all,

    I was researching to teach a college level class on Fundamentalism and The Scopes "Monkey" Trial. I ran across a very, very interesting tidbit.

    You will never believe who it was and from where they hailed?

    Some probably know but many do not no doubt.

    Any guesses?

    rd
     
  2. Rob_BW

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    I googled. :(
     
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    Rhetorician Well-Known Member
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    Then who was it? Tell us will you please?

    rd
     
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    Butler was a state representative. Was he a preacher also?
     
  5. Rhetorician

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    He was also a Primitive Baptist preacher and was from Macon, Co. Lafayette for the record.

    Amazing, I find history more interesting than stuff Hollywood makes up.

    sdg!

    rd
     
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    Now that's a shocker!
     
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