C.S. Lewis - Evolution and The Christian Experience

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C. S. Lewis, in his classic book, 'Mere Christianity', reveals that the term 'evolution' means a totally di...
C. S. Lewis, in his classic book, 'Mere Christianity', reveals that the term 'evolution' means a totally different thing for the Christian; 'Perhaps a modern man can understand Christian idea best if he takes it in connection with evolution. Everyone now knows about evolution (though, of course, some educated people disbelieve it): everyone has been told that man has evolved from lower types of life. Consequently, people often wonder, “What is the next step?” When is the thing beyond man going to appear?” Imaginative writers try sometimes to picture this next step - the “Superman” as they call him...But I cannot help thinking that the Next Step will be really new...I should expect the next stage in evolution not to be a stage in evolution at all: should expect evolution itself as a method of producing change, will be superseded. And finally, I should not be surprised if, when the thing happened, very few people noticed that it was happening. Now, if you care to talk in these terms, the Christian view is precisely that the Next Step has already appeared. And it is really new. It is not a change from brainy men to brainier men: it is a change that goes off in a totally different direction - a change from being creatures of God to being sons of God. The first instance appeared in Palestine two thousand years ago.',,,, C.S. Lewis - Mere Christianity - Pg. 184 *******atkinslightquest****/Documents/Religion/Special-Studies/MereChristianity.htm This following video gets, basically, the same idea of C.S. Lewis's across; Evolution Vs. The Christian Experience - video *******www.metacafe****/watch/4104600/ C.S. Lewis - Quotes *******www.allaboutphilosophy****/cs-lewis-quotes.htm C.S Lewis's surviving BBC radio address *******www.youtube****/watch?v=JHxs3gdtV8A C.S Lewis's surviving BBC radio address: Part 2 *******www.youtube****/watch?v=xYoU5_MQOU0 Intelligent Design - The Anthropic Hypothesis Excerpt: "I find it extremely interesting, and strange, that quantum mechanics tells us that instantaneous quantum wave collapse to its 'uncertain' 3-D state is centered on each individual observer in the universe, whereas, 4-D space-time cosmology (General Relativity) tells us each 3-D point in the universe is central to the expansion of the universe. These findings of modern science are pretty much exactly what we would expect to see if this universe were indeed created, and sustained, from a higher dimension by a omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent, eternal Being who knows everything that is happening everywhere in the universe at the same time. These findings certainly seem to go to the very heart of the age old question asked of many parents by their children, “How can God hear everybody’s prayers at the same time?”,,, i.e. Why should the expansion of the universe, or the quantum wave collapse of the entire universe, even care that you or I, or anyone else, should exist? Only Theism offers a rational explanation as to why you or I, or anyone else, should have such undeserved significance in such a vast universe:" Psalm 33:13-15 The LORD looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men. From the place of His dwelling He looks on all the inhabitants of the earth; He fashions their hearts individually; He considers all their works. Intelligent Design - The Anthropic Hypothesis *******lettherebelight-77.blogspot****/2009/10/intelligent-design-anthropic-hypothesis_19.html Brooke Fraser - C.S. Lewis Music Video *******www.youtube****/watch?v=wo-e2BjICCY
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