Intelligent Design

The Center for Science and Culture

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Design in Language

Theologian Vern Poythress of Westminster Theological Seminary explores the intelligent design of human language. This presentation was taped at the 2022 Westminster Conference on Science and Faith in the greater Philadelphia area, which was jointly sponsored by Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture and Westminster Theological Seminary. Read More ›
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Actor Max McLean Discusses His New C.S. Lewis Film “The Most Reluctant Convert”

Actor Max McLean discusses his new film about the life of C. S. Lewis, "The Most Reluctant Convert: The Untold Story of C.S. Lewis," with Discovery Institute Vice President John West, editor of the book "The Magician's Twin: C.S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society." Read More ›
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Jay Richards Addresses Whether AI Machines Will Replace Most Human Workers

In this bonus interview for the series Science Uprising, philosopher Jay Richards discusses the growing fear that Artificially Intelligent (AI) machines will replace most human workers. Drawing on his book The Human Advantage, Richards argues that humans retain special qualities that cannot be replaced by "smart machines." In fact, smart machines may free humans to focus on their unique talents and capabilities. Read More ›
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2023 Dallas Conference on Science & Faith

How has Christianity contributed to the rise of modern science? What do the latest scientific discoveries tell us about the existence of God? Explore these questions, and more, at Discovery Institute's 4th-annual Dallas Conference on Science & Faith. Read More ›
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Artificial Intelligence: Will Machines Take Over? (Science Uprising, Ep. 10)

Are you going to be replaced by a machine? Could a robot really be curious? Or experience love? Could a computer plot evil? Some really smart people think machines will achieve not just human but super human consciousness. Oxford professor of mathematics John Lennox and Baylor University computer engineer Robert J. Marks disagree. Read More ›
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Discovering How Science Points to God

Our friends at Park Cities Presbyterian Church are hosting a science and faith discussion in Dallas, TX with Stephen Meyer, Director of the Center for Science & Culture at Discovery Institute and author of Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Scientific Discoveries That Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe. Here’s a message from the organizers: As Christians, we have the privilege of Read More ›

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Scientism is Unbelievable by Michael Newton Keas

Scientism Is Unbelievable

Historian of science Michael Keas critiques the idea of “scientism,” the claim that only science (not religion) is reasonable. He explains how this idea is based on fake stories about Christianity being at war with science in history. According to Keas, scientism also ignores evidence of how Christianity actually stimulated the growth of science. This presentation was taped at the Read More ›