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Origins of Life


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Is life the result of a miraculous divine intervention, or is it an inevitable byproduct of the laws of physics and chemistry or both? In this second video of the series “Emergent Evolution, Spirituality and God,” Philip Clayton describes current scientific thinking about the origins of life on earth. We see how life is influenced from the beginning by natural selection, which produces increasingly complex organisms over time. Can this process be seen as the means for generating increasing levels of spiritual possibility?


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