“Mr. Darwin begs me to say that he receives so many letters that he cannot answer them all. He considers that the theory of evolution is quite compatible with the belief in a God; but that you must remember that different persons have different definitions of what they mean by God.”
— letter from Emma, Charles Darwin’s wife, to N.A. Mengden (April 8, 1879)
Charles Darwin was born this month (February 12) in 1809. February 12th is celebrated as “Darwin Day” by humanists around the world. In honor of Darwin, our HP themes for the month of February will be evolution and evolutionary science. Send your essays to humanisticpaganism [at] gmail [dot] com.