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Evolution and Christian faith

Author: Bolton Davidheiser
Publisher: [Nutley, N.J.] : Presbyterian and Reformed Pub. Co., 1969, 1971 printing.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bolton Davidheiser
OCLC Number: 3252524
Description: 372 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Evolution and Christian faith : What is evolution? ; What is Christian faith? ; The issue ; Do evolutionists believe we came from monkeys or apes? --
2. A brief history of evolutionary thought : Empedocles ; Aristotle ; Augustine ; Francisco Suarez ; Maupertuis ; Erasmus Darwin ; Lamarck ; Robert Chambers ; Herbert Spencer ; Charles Darwin ; Thomas Henry Huxley ; Ernst Haeckel ; Asa Gray ; Charles Kingsley and the water babies ; St. George Jackson Mivart ; The scopes trial ; John Dewey ; Pierre Teilhard di Chardin ; The position of the American scientific affiliation ; Evolution and education ; Evolution and the church --
3. Science and religion : Teleology ; Faith ; Fantasy ; Objectivity --
4. Approaches to the theory of evolution : Atheistic evolution ; Theistic Evolution ; Progressive creationism, threshold evolution ; The Roman Catholic position --
5. The mechanism of evolution : Natural selection ; Sexual selection ; Mutations ; Hybridization and polyploidy ; The exclusion principle ; The second law of thermodynamics ; Lamarckism --
6. The evidences of evolution : The evidence from comparative anatomy ; The evidence from vestigial, rudimentary, and atavistic structures ; The evidence from embryonic recapitulation ; The evidence from taxonomy, or classification ; The evidence from genetics ; The evidence from ecology ; The evidence from the serological tests ; The evidence from animal distribution ; Evidence from the fossil record ; The dating of remains --
7. The evolution of life : The first life ; The creature of many cells ; The vertebrates ; Birds ; Horses ; Man --
8. Some mistakes : The Piltdown hoax ; The Nebraska man --
9. Social Darwinism --
10. The future --
11. The positive approach.
Responsibility: by Bolton Davidheiser.

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