Behind the tasks of politics, religion, philosophy and science lie abiding concerns about human nature and destiny, says Michael Meacher. In his new book, while eschewing conventional faith, he explains why he thinks life and humanity are full of purpose.
Charles Darwin's theory of evolution is a "cold bath" for theology, but also a stimulus to Christian theologians to think bold and enlivening new thoughts about God, says a Georgetown University professor.
A new global opinion survey shows that the British public continue to be confused about how evolutionary science should be taught in school classrooms, and whether opposing 'creationist' views should be included.
One of the deep mysteries of the early 21st century is why one set of Christians tries to persuade another set of Christians to reject the theory of evolution, says Denis Alexander. He suggests a positive perspective on faith, science and Darwin.
Methodists and other churches have welcomed a day of celebration dedicated to the achievements of scientist Charles Darwin during the year marking his 200th birthday and 150-year-old book on the theory of evolution.