Darwin and the Modern Mind

JP: On the image above: In mid-July 1837 Darwin started his “B” notebook on Transmutation of Species, and on page 36 wrote “I think” above the first evolutionary tree. See Wikipedia: Charles Darwin.

Albert Mohler: Charles Darwin and the Modern Mind

Introduction:

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of both Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln. Both men shaped history, but it is Charles Darwin who presents us with the most significant intellectual challenge. The Darwinist account of the cosmos and the living organisms found within represents a straightforward rejection of the role of the Creator as revealed in the Bible.

Therefore, as a means of taking note of the continuing influence of Darwin, I offer here a list of annotated links from my past writings and radio programs — all related to Darwin or Darwinian evolution.

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JP: Recent Gallup polling on belief in evolution.

On Darwin’s Birthday, Only 4 in 10 Believe in Evolution – Belief drops to 24% among frequent church attenders

Excerpt:

On the eve of the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth, a new Gallup Poll shows that only 39% of Americans say they “believe in the theory of evolution,” while a quarter say they do not believe in the theory, and another 36% don’t have an opinion either way. These attitudes are strongly related to education and, to an even greater degree, religiosity.

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