The Long War Against God: The History and Impact of the Creation/Evolution Conflict
by Henry M. Morris
344 page paperback
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It is generally assumed that evolution originated with Charles Darwin, the one-time-divinity-student-turned-naturalist atheist. That this assumption is false will shock and surprise many.
Considered to be a classic work, The Long War Against God by the late Dr. Henry Morris, long an opponent of Christian Compromise with evolution, presents in riveting detail the very old plan to undermine God’s Word. Drawing from the text of the Greeks, Babylonians, and other ancient philosophers, Dr. Morris shows the path that has led to today’s neo-Darwinists, and how evolution – the philosophy of death – is in itself dying.
Millions of Christians have seen their faith diminished and left fragile by aggressive arguments for evolution, but few know the true story of a belief system that seeks to ultimately eliminate God. Dr. Morris reveals within these pages this compelling story, and reiterates the power of scriptural truth.
• Discover why God couldn’t have used the inefficient, cruel method of evolution to create
• Learn how the Sermon on the Mount illustrates how God has nothing to do with “survival of the fittest.”
• Has science proven evolution? Where are all the transitional fossils? What about “vestigial” organs?
• Learn the answers to these questions and more.
The great message of this book is that the theory known as "Evolution" is not something that emerged out of the blue in the late nineteenth century; it is actually as old as the hills (or even older) – a natural outworking of the illusion of divinity and self-determinism imparted to our first parents by Satan through the Fall. As Dr. Morris states:
"The fact is...that [Darwin] really only served as the catalyst for a revival of ancient paganism, coming at just the right time in history to bring to fruition a revolt against God for which many in Western Europe had been preparing for over a century".
With this truth we would most heartily agree. Dr. Morris rightly believes that his book will be controversial. It will, but only amongst the uptight mediocrites who can only think along tramlines. This is always a very absorbing and interesting book by an original thinker which examines the modern children of evolution theory (political, social and cultural), the ancient "spiritual" background to it, coupled with an examination of the dark, conspiratorial forces which nurtured its widespread acceptance in the nineteenth century.
In the penultimate chapter, Dr. Morris indulges in some considerable speculation about the motivation behind Satan's original pre-Fall revolt against God. His suggested scenario is entirely plausible and should not be dismissed simply because it is speculation. Such speculation is always thought-provoking so long as it does not stray into the realms of assertion. This is followed by an excellent final chapter entitled "The Everlasting Gospel" – the longest in the book – in which he highlights the importance of creation and creationism in relation to God's eternal plan of redemption. Here Dr. Morris stresses the importance for us to understand "the vital connection between the creation of the world and the resurrection of its Creator". As he explains:
"The Creator has imposed the law of decay and death on his whole creation because of the rebellion of its human stewards. Therefore only he can defeat death, and this only by paying the redemption price himself, dying for sin and then rising victoriously from the dead. Thus the great miracle of resurrection requires the prior great miracle of supernatural creation".
This book is peppered with such insights and should be read by all those who are brave enough to expose themselves to new ideas and who wish to acquaint themselves with a deeper knowledge of the ramifications of evolution theory and its interaction with the Church of Old and New dispensations.
About the Author
Henry Morris, Ph.D., (deceased) earned the title, The Father of Modern Creationism, through his numerous writings about the creation/evolution debate. He was a respected scientist and author, and the founder of the Institute for Creation Research.