“Thank God for Evolution”

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The phrase “thank God for evolution” and variations are catching on. Perhaps it’s due to self-described “evolutionary evangelist” Michael Dowd, who travels the U.S. and promotes the idea that God used evolution to bring about life.

Well-known actor Matthew McConaughey, exulting in his girlfriend’s pregnancy, proclaimed on his website, “God bless evolution.”1 He went on to describe the pregnancy as a “miracle,” adding that it was a “gift from God.” He also asked for the prayers of his fans.

McConaughey is one more example of a person who attempts to force two incompatible beliefs—God and evolution—into one worldview. It is increasingly popular to promote evolution in a sanitized, sentimental manner, though evolution requires millions of years of brutal and bloody death.

Answers Magazine

July – September 2008

In this issue discover the wonders of God’s creation and see how our Creator is clearly seen all around us. Articles cover bizarre creatures in the fossil record, the intricate “matrix” of bacteria, the eye, and many other marvels.

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