Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

by Walter Karp

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Overview

Charles Darwin's theory of evolution - found in his 1859 work The Origin of Species - shocked Victorian scientists, who equated Darwinism with blasphemy and atheism. But the religious issue never troubled Darwin, a deeply moral man if not a profoundly religious one. He believed that evolution by natural selection was not incompatible with belief in God, and the furor over his work shocked Darwin. Here, from the acclaimed historian Walter Karp, is the little-told story of the complex genius who decoded one of the world's greatest mysteries.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940156905720
Publisher: New Word City, Inc.
Publication date: 11/03/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Historian and journalist Walter Karp, a frequent contributor to American Heritage and Harper's, is the author of Charles Darwin.

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