Charles Darwin indiscriminately lumped together the organic and inorganic spheres — a grand category error.
Darwin found himself in the unhappy position of having his faith undermined by what he saw as the non-directed processes of geological and biological evolution.
The term demythologization is today most frequently associated with the mid 20th-century German theologian Rudolf Bultmann.
Given the degree of discipleship for Sir Charles, Darwin fully expected to receive Lyell’s commendation for his labors.
Catastrophism viewed the planet as having been molded by forces far more powerful than any observable at the present day.