"Do you believe the Bible, or do you believe in evolution?" The question came in an urgent whisper, passed around my eighth-grade science class with the guilty subterfuge of a dirty joke. I was thirteen years old and already I understood that there were two kinds of people in my small town on the edge of the Bible Belt: those who believed and those who didn't.The author says evolution is a spiritual idea, as well as a scientific idea. Provocative chapter titles reflect both aspects of evolution:
I'm not talking about God — everyone believed in God. I'm talking about evolution.
1. Evolution: A New WorldviewSounds interesting to me.
6. Novelty: The God Problem
9. Evolving Consciousness: The Inside Story
13. Conscious Evolution: Our Moment of Choice
15. An Evolving God
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