In this lecture the Rev. Dr. David Widdicombe compares Darwin’s latitudinarian Anglicanism and the metaphysical assumptions implicit in his scientific perspective to the vastly different Incarnational/Trinitarian and contemplative cosmology of the early Church.
This lecture was given on Thursday, September 12, 7:30 p.m. at Saint Margaret’s Anglican Church. Listen to the lecture below and explore the book list relating to the lecture.
Primary Sources Pre-Modern
Primary Sources Modern
Primary Sources Articles
Dobzhansky, Theodosius. ‘Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.’ The American Biology Teacher, March 1973.
Dobzhansky, Theodosius. The Biology of Ultimate Concern. New York: The New American Library, 1967.
Galileo Galilei, Letter to Madame Christina of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany: Concerning the Use of Biblical Quotations in Matters of Science (1615), [translation and footnotes by Stillman Drake, and confronted with the original Italian source Lettera a Cristina di Lorena, Granduchessa di Toscana, in Opere , edited by Antonio Favaro, Giunti-Barbera, Firenze 1968, vol. V, pp. 309-34].