Does Nothing in Evolution Make Sense Except in the Light of Bad Theology?

Back in 1973, Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900-1975) famously claimed that "nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution."1 He would know. As an architect of neo-Darwinism, he is considered by some as "the greatest evolutionary geneticist of our times."2 Dobzhansky's iconic phrase was originally the title of an article in which he presented arguments showing why he believed evolution alone makes sense of...

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This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #34, Winter 2018 Copyright © 2019 Salvo |