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God After Darwin : a Theology of Evolution.

Author: John F Haught; John Haught
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 2009.
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In God After Darwin, eminent theologian John F. Haught argues that the ongoing debate between Darwinian evolutionists and Christian apologists is fundamentally misdirected: Both sides persist in focusing on an explanation of underlying design and order in the universe. Haught suggests that what is lacking in both of these competing ideologies is the notion of novelty, a necessary component of evolution and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Haught, John F.
God After Darwin : A Theology of Evolution.
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John F Haught; John Haught
ISBN: 9780786733217 0786733217
OCLC Number: 827209730
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Preface; 1. Beyond Design; 2. Darwin's Dangerous Idea; 3. Theology Since Darwin; 4. Darwin's Gift to Theology; 5. Religion, Evolution, and Information; 6. A God for Evolution; 7. Evolution, Tragedy, and Cosmic Purpose; 8. Religion, Ethics, and Evolution; 9. Evolution, Ecology, and the Promise of Nature; 10. Cosmic Evolution and Divine Action; 11. Darwin and God After Dover; 12. Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index.

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In God After Darwin, eminent theologian John F. Haught argues that the ongoing debate between Darwinian evolutionists and Christian apologists is fundamentally misdirected: Both sides persist in focusing on an explanation of underlying design and order in the universe. Haught suggests that what is lacking in both of these competing ideologies is the notion of novelty, a necessary component of evolution and the essence of the unfolding of the divine mystery. He argues that Darwin's disturbing picture of life, instead of being hostile to religion-as scientific skeptics and many belie.

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