Taking the doctrine of man's origin as seen from this higher point of view, and comparing it with the low assumptive theories of uninspired men, ...how great the contrast appears! Look on this picture "-man, the offspring of an ape!:" and on this, "-man, the image of God, his Father!" How wide the contrast! And how different the feelings produced in the breast! In the one case, we instinctively shrink with dread at the bare insinuation; while on the other, the heart beats with higher and warmer and stronger emotions ...and is animated with a purer and nobler zeal in its onward and upward journey to that Divine Presence whence it originally came.
George Q. Cannon
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