Saturday, March 15, 2014

Fact of the Day: Unitarian Darwin

While Charles Darwin's scientific research conflicted with the stories of the Abrahamic creation-myth, his family were mostly Unitarians. The classical Unitarian church in a 19th century England basically rejected the idea of the Holy Trinity among other views. His grandfather Erasmus Darwin doubted much of the Bible, and joked that Unitarianism was "a feather-bed to catch a falling Christian."

6 comments:

  1. Interesting to know his view, being Darwin.

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  2. Very interesting fact.
    Have a very nice weekend.

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  3. Unitarianism was "a feather-bed to catch a falling Christian--an interesting and humorous thought.

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