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Answering Darwin's Challenge: Evolution and Evangelicalism in the Theology of Richard Roberts

  title={Answering Darwin's Challenge: Evolution and Evangelicalism in the Theology of Richard Roberts},
  author={Michael Bourgeois},
In his 1998 historical novel, Mr. Darwin’s Shooter, Roger McDonald tells the fictionalized life story of the historical Syms Covington, the young English sailor who, while on the Beagle with Charles Darwin from 1831 to 1836, shot, snared and by other means collected many of the specimens which Darwin analysed and which featured in the development of his theory of evolution by natural selection. As portrayed by McDonald in the characters and relationships of Darwin, Covington and John Phipps… Expand


The Blind Watchmaker
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