While some may have already read the seven part BioLogos blog post on C. S. Lewis's views regarding this subject, this could be new to some.
This blog series, adapted from this article in "Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith", is a comprehensive study of the views of Christian author and apologist C. S. Lewis on the theory of evolution and the argument from intelligent design. It explains how he would distinguish expressly philosophical arguments for a Transcendent Mind from the current claims of the intelligent design (ID) movement to provide scientific evidence for such a reality. It also expounds LewisÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s important distinction between evolution as a highly confirmed scientific theory and evolution as co-opted by naturalistic philosophy. In the end, LewisÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s rich Trinitarian frameworkÃ¢â‚¬â€stemming from his commitment to historic orthodoxy, or Ã¢â‚¬Å“mere ChristianityÃ¢â‚¬ÂÃ¢â‚¬â€is developed as a context for how he engaged all human knowledge, which includes his acceptance of evolution as well as his criticism of ill-conceived versions of the design argument.
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