Sunday, April 12, 2009

Speaking of Faith: Evolution and Wonder -- Understanding Charles Darwin

(This is fascinating exploration of the Darwin that is rarely represented--highly recommended for both the faithful and the faithless!)

Evolution and Wonder: Understanding Charles Darwin
Speaking of Faith (American Public Media)
Host: Krista Tippet

... a fresh and thought-provoking look at Darwin's life and ideas. He did not argue against God but against a simple understanding of the world — its beauty, its brutality, and its unfolding creation.

From the Scopes Trial to school board controversies in our day, Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution are portrayed as a refutal of the very idea of God. With Darwin biographer James Moore, we'll learn about the world in which Darwin formulated his ideas and how he took religion seriously.

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