2 votes
Apr 17, 2015

The only people who would think their is a conflict are on the extremes of the argument either way. The vast majority of Christians see absolutely no conflict, and in truth their is none. The only way their could possibly be a conflict is a literal reading of the bible which everyone will tell you is very inappropriate for a religious text. But lets not take my word on it...lets ask the experts:


Pope Pius XII declared that "the teaching authority of the Church does not forbid that, in conformity with the present state of human sciences and sacred theology, research and discussions . . . take place with regard to the doctrine of evolution, in as far as it inquires into the origin of the human body as coming from pre-existent and living matter—[but] the Catholic faith obliges us to hold that souls are immediately created by God" (Pius XII, Humani Generis 36).

TL;DR: Christians don't care how your physical body was formed, and evolution is a perfectly fine way for humans to be formed. What they really care about is your soul which came from God, and science doesn't care about your soul.

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