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The selfless gene : living with God and Darwin

Author: Charles Foster
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Assesses the claims of Neo-Darwinists and Young Earth Creationists, demonstrating that orthodox Christianity is not incompatible with what evolutionary biology says about our world. Foster argues that the real issue centres around the ethical implication of natural selection and what such a system might say about the loving creator.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foster, Charles, 1962-
Selfless gene.
London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2009
(DLC) 2009396769
(OCoLC)302069497
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Foster
OCLC Number: 1017659069
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 270 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The tangled bank --
A tale of two cities and two bigotries --
Who's right? Evidence and the lack of it --
Caring and sharing : the evolution of altruism and community --
The biology of awe : the evolution of religion --
The tangled book : the creation accounts in Genesis --
The ethical problem : " --and it was very good" --
Vegetarian lions and fallen angels : solutions to the ethical problem --
The ape in the image : human evolution and the book of Genesis --
Living with God and Darwin.
Responsibility: Charles Foster.

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Published to coincide with two Darwin anniversaries in 2009, this is a compelling look at the evolution/creationism debate.  Read more...

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