Nov 2010

On This Deity: 24th November 1859

Just a quickie to point you towards my latest contribution to Dorian’s excellent On This Deity

24th November 1859: Charles Darwin publishes ‘On The Origin of Species’.

Today we’re looking back 151 years to November 24th 1859 and the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. Although few of you reading this will be unaware of the significance of this remarkable book, it is worth taking a moment to consider the radical cultural shift it produced and the reverberations still being felt.

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