Charles and Emma
The Darwins' Leap of Faith
Publication Date: April 27, 2010
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A thought-provoking biography of the man behind evolutionary theory.
Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species, his revolutionary tract on evolution and the fundamental ideas involved, in 1859. One hundred and fifty years later, the theory of evolution continues to cause tension between scientific and religious communities. But did you know this debate raged within Darwin himself? Learn about the man behind the theory in an exploration of history, science, and religion.
Deborah Heiligman is the author of the Printz Honor-winning book, Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith. Having spent her entire career writing, Charles and Emma created the perfect challenge, melding research with her love of books. Learn more about Deborah at her website, www.deborahheiligman.com.