The Question and Answer section for Inherit the Wind is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
THat would be, God created Man in his own imageand Man, being a gentleman, returned the compliment.
Some people think the publicity makes the town look backwards and ignorant. They resent outside people interfering with their religion and their way of life. Several Dayton citizens were hoping the publicity would benefit their town.
Evolution does not believe in a God or creationism. Evolution is only interested in provable scientific fact and probable scientific theory.