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Providing Proof that Darwin Existed

(Watch how atheists avoid answering this--there's good reason for their silence. They don't know how to intelligently respond to it, without digging themselves into a deep hole).

Mudley replied: "How about I take you to his tomb? If you really wanted to make a stink, you could probably convince someone to open it so that you could examine the corpse."

Sorry, there’s no "corpse." After around 120 years of decomposition, all you will have is skeletal remains.

"You could also compare the DNA of the corpse to the DNA of his descendants, and to the DNA of the hair which was taken from his desk, which you had mentioned in a previous post."

That would just prove that it’s the same man whose hair was on the desk. I want proof before I will believe as you do. Also, how do you know that those who claim to be his descendents are actually his offspring, without having faith in genealogical records?

"There are also photographs of him, and books and papers published in his name."

We have photographs of a man who people maintain was Charles Darwin. Do you have any eye-witnesses who knew him, and can testify that those pictures are authentic? How do you know who wrote the books and papers? A name on a book proves nothing.

"He is also mentioned in records such as the ship roster of the HMS Beagle."

Who wrote the records? How can you have faith in a man you don’t know, who wrote records in a roster 177 years ago? And how can you be sure that they haven’t been altered down through the years? It’s healthy to be a skeptic who refuses to have a blind faith in the documents of men, because that’s all you have.

Unlike you taking me to the tomb of Charles Darwin, I can’t take you to the tomb of Jesus because He didn’t have one. But 2,000 years after His death and resurrection, I can introduce you to Him. There’s my empirical proof. If you fulfill the conditions for the introduction (humility, repentance, and trust), you will stand with your mouth open in unbelief at how He will transform you overnight. See John 14:21 for further details.