Thursday, 28 June 2012
Darwin contrasted his views with the Gospel. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.
Writing to Thomas Huxley on August 8, 1860, Charles Darwin ended his letter with the words:
“My good & kind agent for the propagation of the Gospel ie [sic] the Devil's gospel.”
The Wikipedia editors think that this remark is humorous. However, the gospel that Huxley propagated was almost the exact opposite of the real gospel that speaks of God’s great love. Huxley’s (and Darwin’s) “gospel” focuses on the cruelty found in nature. The fruit of that gospel of unbelief are horrendous.
Darwin Correspondence Project.