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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Cunningham, Conor, 1972-
Darwin's pious idea.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2010
|Named Person:||Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin|
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|Description:||xx, 543 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Introducing Darwinism --
the received view: disenchantment --
The units of resurrection --
Unnatural selection --
Evolution: making progress? --
Matter over mind: "we have never been modern" --
Naturalizing naturalism: materialism's ghosts --
Another life: "we have never been medieval."
Both sides are dead wrong argues Cunningham, who is at once a Christian and a firm believer in the theory of evolution. In Darwin's Pious Idea Cunningham puts forth a trenchant, compelling case for both creation and evolution, drawing skillfully on an array of philosophical, theological, historical, and scientific sources to buttress his arguments. --Book Jacket.
Michael Rose -- The Quarterly Review of Biology "Cunningham is not shy about pulling the ontological pants of materialism down to its ankles. He supplies an unremitting attack on the scientific and