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by Hannah Leitheiser

Agnosticism

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The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution

David Quammen

2007

2019-05-13

"'He and Emma had lost the joy of their household, the solace of their old age....Blessings on her.', [Darwin] ended, vaguely, this time omitting the name of God.' - David Quammen, The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution (2007)

'If God is good, why does He allow arbitrary suffering?' Darwin's faith did not long survive his daughter.

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