Why, For All We Know, Evolution Is Metaphysically Necessary To Bring About The Existence of Human Beings
Some Erroneously Say That God Cannot Use Evolution To 'Design' Biological Organisms Because It Is A Random Or 'Undesigned' Process By Definition. However, This Is An Equivocation Of Terms.
Evolution (and quantum mechanics on the Copenhagen Interpretation) is intrinsically 'chancy' and according to some this would make it impossible for God to intentionally use and know that human beings would be the product of billions of years of evolution. However, this is not true, and William Lane Craig explains why here:
Some have alleged that if God used evolution to bring about life on Earth, that He must not be all-good because that would mean there has been a tremendous amount of animal suffering, and moreover, since God could have created life without using evolution, that He chose the crueler means to bring about life on Earth. A crucial premise in this argument is that animals are self-aware of pain as subjects, but the verdict is still out on this and there are plausible reasons to regard this premise as false. Thus, we would have an undercuttting defeater for this version of the problem of evil. The following link will take you to the SEP entry on Animal Consciousness to see what I mean:
If You Want To Resolve The 'Apparent' (Not Real) 'Tension' Between Darwinian Evolution & Christianity; Then You Must Read: The Evolution of Adam by Peter Enns
Darwinism and Original Sin: Frederick R. Tennant’s Integration of Darwinian Worldviews into Christian Thought in the Nineteenth Century
Robin Collins on Evolution and Original Sin