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Document Type

General Interest Article

Keywords

Evolution, scientific creation, Charles Darwin, Britain

Abstract

The 19th century witnessed a conceptual revolution of the 1st magnitude, not only in biology but also in geology, theology, philosophy, Biblical studies, and physics. This paper sketches these intellectual developments in Britain as they shaped and were shaped by the ideas of Charles Darwin. From this perspective, the paper comments on aspects of the current creation-evolution controversy, including the creationist suggestion that scientists accepted the theory of evolution because Satan persuaded them to do so.

Publication Date

June 1982

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

89

Issue

2

First Page

46

Last Page

49

Copyright

© Copyright 1982 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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