Wilson suggests that "the early Christian Church succeeded against all odds because its creed of

May 9, 2015

Wilson suggests that "the early Christian Church succeeded against all odds because its creed of selfishness provided its adherents with a sort of welfare state. Christians banded together, aiding each other through illness, famine, and war. The resulting biological edge, he thinks, played a part in the unexpected success of this once obscure mystery cult."

 

Source: Orr, H. Allen. "The God Project." Rev. of Darwin's Cathedral, by David S. Wilson. The New Yorker April 3, 2006: 80-83. Available at http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2006/04/03/060403crbo_books Verified 04/18/14

 

 

 

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