Today on the Michael Medved Show, John West Will Discuss C.S. Lewis's Views on Evolution, Intelligent Design
Fifty years ago tomorrow, President John F. Kennedy was felled by an assassin's bullet. But Friday, November 22nd also marks the 50th anniversary of the death of C.S. Lewis, beloved author of The Chronicles of Narnia, one of the preeminent Christian writers and intellectuals of the past century -- and, on Friday, the latest author to be honored with a memorial at the renowned Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, London (Chaucer, Shakespeare, T.S. Eliot will be neighbors).
Today on the Medved Show's Science & Culture Update, Discovery Institute vice president and CSC associate director John West will be the guest, speaking with Mr. Medved about Lewis's intellectual and spiritual legacy. Not least on the question of Darwinian evolution versus intelligent design, covered extensively in Dr. West's book The Magician's Twin: C.S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society.
For Lewis, the evolution debate was more than academic. If Darwin was right, he believed, then reason itself was the product of irrational forces, and therefore not to be trusted. And morality must be seen not as derived from the eternal moral laws, but as conditioned by the demands of survival of the fittest.
Join Michael Medved and John West for a lively and timely conversation, at 1 pm Pacific time or 4 pm Eastern. Hear it live on the radio, or online by going here.