What have I learned about the gospel from studying evolution?
Surprisingly… to myself… a huge amount…
It has broadened my perspective and understanding of many fundamental doctrines and concepts.
If we take 3 of the most basic principles (which science has uncovered) upon which evolution operates:
We find that these are similar to the 3 most basic principles (which God has revealed) upon which Agency operates:
I will develop these and other comparisons in future posts, but what these comparisons boil down to is that when we delve a little deeper into the scriptures we find a lot of similarities between spiritual and physical processes.
I think these comparisons are beneficial in that they help us to comprehend God and his dealings with us. These dealings can seem a little abstract at times and having tangible processes to equate them to makes them easier to grasp.