Real Darwinism, Real Christianity

Real, full-blooded Darwinism, marked and scarred where it has engaged properly with the world, is a hugely more compelling creed than the one peddled in the paperbacks and accepted uncritically by scientifically unlettered people who want some sort of scientific excuse to rubbish religion. Real, full-blooded Christianity, acknowledging the absurdity of anaemic literalism, confronting the challenges of the Bible (a very difficult, cryptic, challenging document) and the world (a very difficult, cryptic, challenging place), is a hugely more compelling creed than the one peddled in the fundamentalist ghettos by the fearful and the fearfully dogmatic. ~ Charles Foster, The Selfless Gene

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