Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

January 29, 2014

AC history


The Daily Iowegian

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Jan. 29, 1927: The Rev. Dr. Mott Sawyers of Centerville’s Presbyterian Church gave a series of public lectures on science and religion. He held two Ph.Ds both from Princeton University. His opposition to the KKK — the only Centerville Protestant minister to do so — made him a figure of great respect. The hall was packed to overflowing. “I see no clash between science and religion,” he told his audiences. (297)