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Not all christians are afraid to follow the evidence (at least where evolution is concerned). I think this is a positive sign...

 

Churches Celebrate Darwin's Birthday

 

United Press International

 

Nearly 450 Christian churches in the United States are celebrating the 197th birthday of Charles Darwin Sunday.

 

The churches say Darwin's theory of biological evolution is compatible with faith and that Christians have no need to choose between religion and science, the Chicago Tribune reported.

 

"It's to demonstrate, by Christian leaders and members of the clergy, that you don't have to make that choice. You can have both," said Michael Zimmerman, dean of the College of Letters and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, who organized the Evolution Sunday event.

 

A variety of denominational and non-denominational churches, including Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopalian, Presbyterian, Unitarian, Congregationalist, United Church of Christ, Baptist and a host of community churches, are participating in the event, which grew out of Zimmerman's The Clergy Letter Project, another effort to dispel the perception among many Christians that faith and evolution are mutually exclusive, the newspaper said.

 

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Not all christians are afraid to follow the evidence (at least where evolution is concerned). I think this is a positive sign...

 

Churches Celebrate Darwin's Birthday

 

United Press International

 

Nearly 450 Christian churches in the United States are celebrating the 197th birthday of Charles Darwin Sunday.

 

The churches say Darwin's theory of biological evolution is compatible with faith and that Christians have no need to choose between religion and science, the Chicago Tribune reported.

 

"It's to demonstrate, by Christian leaders and members of the clergy, that you don't have to make that choice. You can have both," said Michael Zimmerman, dean of the College of Letters and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, who organized the Evolution Sunday event.

 

A variety of denominational and non-denominational churches, including Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopalian, Presbyterian, Unitarian, Congregationalist, United Church of Christ, Baptist and a host of community churches, are participating in the event, which grew out of Zimmerman's The Clergy Letter Project, another effort to dispel the perception among many Christians that faith and evolution are mutually exclusive, the newspaper said.

 

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oophs!

 

Whilst darwin is in the churches the christians are getting out. May explain why these churches are losing attendance and the antidarwin churches are gaining.

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Whilst darwin is in the churches the christians are getting out. May explain why these churches are losing attendance and the antidarwin churches are gaining.

Cool, with the sign of church pulling their heads out of the sands of the dark ages, maybe Christianity will start to be relevant again in todays world, and people will start to now think that the chuch has something to actually offer. Steps like these should actually increase their ranks.

 

P.S. Antidarwin? Who thinks of Darwin like Jesus besides the lunatic fringe. Are you meaning anti-science churches?

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