Mere Christianity - Book IV: Chapter 11 The New Men Summary & Analysis

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Book IV: Chapter 11 The New Men Summary and Analysis

Unlike those who speculate how the human species will evolve to the next level physically, Lewis believes that the next level is already happening with people giving themselves to Christ. Lewis does not deny evolutionary theory, nor does he try to argue for any alternative theory for how humans and other organisms developed into what they are today. Instead, he brushes away the theory in favor of a fact in his Christian belief system.

Sex has not disappeared, but sexual reproduction is not as important as it once was for humankind's evolution into the body of Christ. Additionally, each human has the choice to join or not to join, and this is a unique part of this stage of evolution. No other species has had the choice. Heredity plays no role...

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