The Selfless Gene: Living with God and Darwin

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Thomas Nelson, Feb 1, 2010 - Religion - 304 pages
If evolutionary theory is correct, what does that say about creator God?

Ever since the famous debate on Darwinism between Huxley and Wilberforce in 1860, there has been little real conversation between the scientific community and much of the Christian world. This book offers the prospect of reconciliation between what are seen as two opposing worldviews.

With remarkable insight and skill, Foster shows that most evolutionary theory and its consequences are easily reconciled with Christian orthodoxy and explores the ethical problems of natural selection in a fresh and invigorating way.

Charles Foster insists on getting to the heart of the topic and succeeds through a scientific and biblical analysis that is second to none. The Selfless Gene has the potential to become required reading for theologians and laypeople alike.

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User Review  - madcurrin - LibraryThing

Gotta hand it to Charles Foster, he isn’t afraid to ask the hard questions of his creator. Not only that but he does so with wonderful, sparkling prose as he slowly unpacks the questions and answers ... Read full review

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User Review  - reidcardwell - LibraryThing

The premise of this book was to show how one can believe in God and believe in Darwin, however it fails miserably. The author confesses in his preface that he not a theologian and his sloppy handling ... Read full review

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