This is the solution to the differing views of whether the universe was heliocentric or geocentric. This is the belief that God’s revelation in the Bible had to take place in terms of the culture into which it was written. So… people who believed in the bible and the geocentric universe used rhetoric which went along with this. God’s word would take this form.
“The bible is interpreted differently by the people who are reading it at this time. Interpretation was different at the time when the bible was written”.
Locke, Hobbes, Hume.
God designed the universe, but is not seen as continually involved with or intervening in the universe subsequently.
John Scopes: High school teacher that went to the supreme court for teaching evolutionary theory.
"Monkey" Trial: Teaching evolution in public schools.
Lead to universities to lead away from religious affiliation.