Evolution of Darwin and Christianity

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Evolution of Darwin and christianity

Since time immemorial man has always questioned the origins of life and himself . The answer to that question as there are three alternatives , namely the creation , transformation , or evolutionary biology .

The definition of biological evolution varies from studied biological aspects . Some definitions are common in biology books , among others : the evolution of living things is the changes experienced by living beings slowly over a long time and lowered , so that over time can form new species : evolution is the change in frequency genes in populations over time ; and adaptive evolution is the change in the character of the population from time to time . Evolution has been uniting all branches of
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Opinion of some experts like Geoffroy ( 1829 ) , WC Wells ( 1813 ) , Grant ( 1826 ) , Freke ( 1851) , and Rafinisque ( 1836) .
1858 Darwin publishes On the Origin which contains two main theories are:

1 . Species living today are descended from other species that live in the past .

2 . Evolution occurs through natural selection .

According to Darwin , the sole agent of the causes of evolution is natural selection . Natural selection is the " process of preserving nature in favorable variations and ultimately Eliminating those that are ' injurious ' " .

In general , the responses of other experts on Darwin's theory is :

a. Challenged especially from religious groups , and which adopts the theory of creation ( Universal Creation ) .

b . Got the defense of Darwinian among others , Joseph Hooker and Thomas Henry Huxley ( 1825-1895 ) .

c . Criticism and enrichment of many experts , among others, Morgan ( 1915) , Fisher (1930 ) , Dobzhansky ( 1937) , Goldschmidt (1940 ) and Mayr (1942 ) .

With the various developments in progress in the biological sciences , particularly genetics then subsequently enriched Darwin 's Theory of Evolution . Natural selection no longer be the sole causative agent of evolution , but there are additional factors other causes , namely : mutation , gene flow , and genetic drift . Therefore the theory of evolution that we now called the Neo - Darwinian seirng or Modern Systhesis .

In short , the process of evolution by natural selection

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