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To Nicolai Mengden   5 June 1879


NvM’s questions cannot be answered fully. "Science has nothing to do with Christ, except in so far as the habit of scientific research makes a man cautious in admitting evidence. For myself, I do not believe that there has ever been any Revelation."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Nicolai Mengden, Baron von Mengden
Date:  5 June 1879
Classmark:  David W. Bowerman (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12088

From Nicolai Mengden   2 April 1879


NvM is 17 years old. Confused by reading CD’s works and Ernst Haeckel’s Natürliche Schöpfungsgeschichte [1868]. Can a believer in CD’s theory believe in God?

Author:  Nicolai Mengden, Baron von Mengden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 151
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11971

From Nicolai Mengden   3 June 1879


Thanks for reply to query. Asked E. Haeckel same question and his answer agreed with CD’s. Haeckel disbelieves in the supernatural. What does CD think?

Author:  Nicolai Mengden, Baron von Mengden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 152
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12079
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