"I'm just a little bit shocked myself that a college in good standing would back up students who insist that people who have been through college and have a master’s degree, a couple actually, have to teach that there were such things as talking snakes or lose their job," - a community college instructor, Mr Bitterman (!), in Red Oak, Iowa, who says he was fired after he told his students that the story of Adam and Eve should not be interpreted literally.

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