Monday, December 3, 2007
Lewis and Evolution
We have had several occasions to discuss Lewis and his ideas about Darwinian theory at our meetings. I just found this article on the www.asa3.org site, published 1996, which I found helpful. The article concludes:
It is doubtful that Lewis would have felt comfortable espousing the views of present-day creationists. He always carefully indicated that he opposed evolutionism as a philosophy, not evolution as a biological theory. At the same time his correspondence with Bernard Acworth suggests that he had come in his later years to entertain more doubts about the claims made for organic evolution than his published works indicate.
As for the first line, I think it may need qualification in the year 2007.