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By Alister E. McGrath

Darwinism and the Divine examines the results of evolutionary notion for average theology, from the time of e-book of Darwin's On the Origin of Species to present debates on creationism and clever layout.

  • Questions no matter if Darwin's concept of typical choice quite shook our primary ideals, or whether or not they served to remodel and light up our perspectives at the origins and that means of life
  • Identifies the sorts of ordinary theology that emerged in 19th-century England and the way they have been stricken by Darwinism
  • The so much particular learn but of the highbrow heritage to William Paley's well-known and influential method of traditional theology, set out in 1802
  • Brings jointly fabric from a number of disciplines, together with the historical past of principles, old and systematic theology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, sociology, and the cognitive technology of religion
  • Considers how Christian trust has tailored to Darwinism, and asks no matter if there's a position for layout either on the earth of technology and the area of theology
  • A thought-provoking exploration of 21st-century perspectives on evolutionary inspiration and ordinary theology, written by means of the world-renowned theologian and bestselling author

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