Hopkins Fulfillment Services


"A well-documented scholarly work."

"This is a fine study of the Church's response to Darwin and evolutionism in the late-nineteenth century... The work will appeal to a wide readership."

"This book is both a cautionary tale and a welcome piece of historical research."

"Negotiating Darwin is a very important book."

"Those interested in the history of science and religion and Catholic scholars will find this book useful."

"A well-researched and insightful study."

"Negotiating Darwin currently offers the only detailed picture based on the Vatican archive of the actions of the Catholic Church towards authors of evolutionary tracts... should be read by anyone interested in the reception of Darwinism or the relationship between science and religion."

"Historians will enjoy its meticulous scholarship, and even non-historians will find this a useful book."

"A painstaking study of the archival material that will stand as a basic reference for the history of the Catholic Church's official response to attempts to reconcile Catholicism and evolutionism in the late nineteenth century."

"Negotiating Darwin is an important work of archival scholarship."

"Negotiating Darwin provides an assessment of the Vatican's policy toward evolutionism during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Within the context of six case studies, the book displays painstaking knowledge of documents from the Vatican's archives and a thorough awareness of the interpretive issues involved. This is a major, scholarly contribution to the field. "

Negotiating Darwin
The Vatican Confronts Evolution, 1877–1902
Publication Date: 22 Sep 2006
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 336 pages
Illustrations: 7 halftones
ISBN: 9780801883897