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Spurgeon, Darwin, and the Question of Evolution

In contrast to Spurgeon’s wonder at the Creator whose glory shines in all that He has made, Charles Darwin popularized a new theory in the 19th century that argued for the evolution of simpler life forms into more advanced ones through the process of natural selection. The response to Darwin's theory was mixed. Some rejected it outright. Other sought to reconcile it with creationism. Still others saw it as supplanting primitive readings of Genesis in favor of a more naturalistic understanding of the universe. But where was Spurgeon in all this?
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Who is Spurgeon?

Whether you are new to Spurgeon, or a familiar friend, here are a few things you should know about Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

His Personal Library

For the first time ever: Spurgeon’s own writings & select volumes from Spurgeon’s personal library, complete with annotations, now available digitally and free of charge.

The Spurgeon Center

The Spurgeon Library is the premier center of Spurgeon scholarship, housing nearly 6,000 volumes from Charles Spurgeon’s personal library.

Spurgeon Library Conference

A one-day academic conference exploring the legacy of C. H. Spurgeon on April 27, 2022.

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