[George F. Richards]
The extent to which evolution and higher criticism is gaining ground among our school teachers is something alarming. The effects of such teachings in the B[righam]. Y[oung]. U[niversity]. are indeed alarming. These style themselves the progressive element. There are those making up the conservative element and then the orthodox Mormons.
[George F. Richards, Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]