Anglicans and Science

The Troubled Faith of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin(1809-1882) was an Anglican- sort of.  Darwin believed in God – sort of.  Two things are certain. The father of the Theory of Evolution  mirrored the beliefs of his famous grandfathers, and he was uncomfortable wearing the faith of the established Church. Darwin’s paternal grandfather was Erasmus Darwin , a linguist, scientist, doctor, and …

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Henry Whitehead – Priest to the Cholera Victims

It was August 28, 1854.  In Soho in London’s west end, Sarah Lewis was desperately trying to keep her infant  hydrated, but the little girl was fading. She washed the child’s soiled clothes then dumped the waste water down the hole in the floor which served as the family toilet.  Not long after, her baby …

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