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The Errors of Evolution: An Examination of the Nebular Theory, Geological Evolution, The Origin of Life, and Darwinism

Author: Robert Patterson
Publisher: S. Bagster and Sons
Publish Date: 1886

From the author's own point of view this little book is extremely pious, and written in the interest of Christianity. We fail to appreciate its merit and we do not care for this method of controversy. The weapons of our warfare would indeed be carnal if we lent ourselves to offensive personalities in contending for the faith. Punch on this or Puck on that side of the Atlantic can be comic without being coarse or bitter. There is a table of contents. We give brief extracts from each of the four divisions: 1. The Nebular Theory "makes coal from gas instead of gas from coal." 2. On Geological Evolution-"Why did not Moses make a fool of himself like the Chinese, Hindoos, and Evolutionists?" 3. Origin of Life-"Evolution is simply old putrid heathenism exhumed." 4. "Darwin is dead, but God lives." This volume cannot be accepted as a contribution to our sacred literature.