Quote: Darwin’s Grand View of Life

Darwin’s grand view of life. The final paragraph of the first edition of Darwin’s Origin of Species, (1859) sums up his view of how all living things came into being: “It is interesting to contemplate an entangled bank, clothed with many plants of many kinds, with birds singing on the bushes, with various insects flitting […]

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Vatican Says Aliens Could Exist

“Vatican says aliens could exist” as it prepares to organise a conference next year to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of the author of the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin, according to BBC News 13 May 2008.  Gabriel Funes, Director of the Vatican Observatory, suggested that God could have created intelligent life elsewhere […]

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Anglicans, But Not Catholics, Apologise To Darwin

Anglicans, but not Catholics, apologise to Darwin, according to articles on the Church of England website and Reuters 16 September 2008. Rev Dr Malcolm Brown, Director of Mission and Public Affairs for the Church of England, says the Church owes Charles Darwin an apology for misunderstanding him and attacking him in the 1860s. In an […]

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Archbishop Says Stop Teaching Creationism

Anglican Archbishop says stop teaching creationism reports The Guardian, 21 March 2006. “The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has stepped into the controversy between religious fundamentalists and scientists by saying that he does not believe that creationism – the Bible-based account of the origins of the world – should be taught in schools. Giving his […]

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Hugh Ross

“Almost nobody agrees with Hugh Ross” writes William Lobdell in the Los Angeles Times, 23 Jun, 2001. “ Armed with the latest discoveries in astronomy, physics and biology and backed by a small army of scholars, Ross is on a quest to scientifically prove that the Scriptures are true and that the God of the […]

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