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SMAD. An Organ of Student Opinion. 1936. Volume 7. Number 17.

Dear "Smad,"—

I have been one of them, and doubtless Professor Kirk succeeded, but the years have dimmed my memory and caused me to perpetrate an inaccuracy, which I unreservedly withdraw. It is I who apologise.

My implication was all the more unfortunate insofar as it may suggest that I was doubting the Professor's liberalism, which we all know so well. Who of those who remember the silly season of "twisted teaching" can forget Professor Kirk's letter to the "Post," in which he confessed that he had given a Russophile twist to his teaching by mentioning an Odessa research station? The Professor's final comment on the calumniators of student life was to quote the after-dinner speaker who had dropped his spectacles—"Lerrum lie."

It was not primarily engaged in attacking the anti-evolutionists. The Bible is true because it is the word of God, and the word of God is true because the Bble says so. Organised Christianity made enough fuss over the truth of Genesis. and Professor Kirk contemplates the possibility that there may still be some whose Christianity is dependent on the literal truth of Genesis. Yet that same organised Christianity is even to-day disowning the few who attempt to give some real meaning to the teachings of Christ on hatred and strife.—I am, etc.,

"Spectator."