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Published: 03 November 2016

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780190241025

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Darwinism as Religion

What Literature Tells Us about Evolution

Michael Ruse

  • Argues that the theory of evolution given by Charles Darwin in the nineteenth century has always functioned as much as a secular form of religion as anything purely scientific
  • Through the words of novelists and poets, Michael Ruse argues that Darwin took us from the secure world of Christian faith into a darker, less friendly world of chance and lack of meaning
  • An accessible and entertaining guide through a serious topic