Daily Archives: 02/05/2013

A Design History of Theistic Evolution (#1 of 6)

This is the first part of a 7,500 word essay on historic and modern theistic evolution, which I hope to upload over the next week. It is seldom appreciated that the earliest Christian response to Darwin’s Theory of Evolution, even preceding its publication, was theistic evolution. A number of important thinkers held, and developed, this view during the nineteenth century until it was eclipsed, for reasons not due to any weakness of the position(i), for most of the twentieth. Through the work of the science and religion community of (mainly non-evangelical) scholars(ii), and secondarily through the American Scientific Affiliation and BioLogos, it has experienced a resurgence, particularly amongst Christians in … Continue reading

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