Intelligent Design

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Tiny Tech

After a 3-year hiatus, we are excited to announce that the annual Intelligent Design Education Day is returning to Washington State with new speakers and sessions related to the theme of Tiny Tech. This free in-person event will be hosted by our friends at Great Northern University in Spokane, WA and is designed primarily for junior high and high school Read More ›

Melissa Cain Travis Presents on Intelligent Design

Melissa Cain Travis has been invited to Oklahoma Baptist University to take part in the “Generation Why” Youth Apologetics Conference. Travis will be presenting a lecture titled The Language of Life: A Biochemical Case for Intelligent Design in the first plenary session at 9:00 AM, followed by a breakout session called Darwin’s Horrid Doubt: How the Human Mind Defies Naturalistic Read More ›

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Conference on Engineering in Living Systems

CELS 2021 brings together leading engineers and biologists in order to: (1) apply engineering principles to better understand biological systems, (2) craft a design-based theoretical framework that explains and predicts the behaviors of living systems, and (3) develop research programs that demonstrate the engineering principles at work in living systems. Read More ›

God’s Sovereign Plan Through His Creation

Stephen Meyer is coming to Southern California to discuss faith-based questions, such as: If these types of questions interest you, see more details below from the event organizers: It’s often assumed that if a person takes science seriously, then religion is not taken seriously. How do we as believers position ourselves in what is the Truth in these changing times? Read More ›

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International Seminar on Intelligent Design

Historically, the Summer Seminar program organized by the Center for Science & Culture has included two seminars offered concurrently: the Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural Sciences, designed for students and professionals in the natural sciences and the history and philosophy of science, and the C.S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and Society, designed primarily for students and professionals in the Read More ›

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C.S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and Society

The C.S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and Society will explore the growing impact of science on politics, economics, social policy, bioethics, theology, and the arts during the past century. The program is named after celebrated British writer C.S. Lewis, a perceptive critic of both scientism and technocracy in books such as The Abolition of Man and That Hideous Strength. Topics to be addressed include Read More ›

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Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural Sciences

The CSC Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural Sciences will prepare students to make research contributions advancing the growing science of intelligent design (ID). The seminar will explore cutting-edge ID work in fields such as molecular biology, biochemistry, embryology, developmental biology, paleontology, computational biology, ID-theoretic mathematics, cosmology, physics, and the history and philosophy of science. The seminar will include presentations Read More ›

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William Lane Craig, Melissa Cain Travis, and John Bloom Speaking at Apologetics Conference

The annual Apologetics Conference, hosted by both Biola Apologetics and the Evangelical Philosophical Society, is back again in Denver, CO. This year, they will be featuring speakers like William Lane Craig, Melissa Cain Travis, and John Bloom, all notable fellows from the Center for Science & Culture. We’d love to invite you to come out and support our fellows— and Read More ›

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What is Human Nature?

The Center for Science & Culture is pleased to announce that Senior Fellow David Berlinski will be interviewed by Socrates in the City host Eric Metaxas on Berlinski’s latest book Human Nature, published by Discovery Institute Press. We invite you to register for this interview with one of the greatest intellectuals of our time.  The issues involved in the evolution debate — Read More ›

John G. West to Speak on C.S. Lewis, Scientocracy, and the Role of Faith in Politics

Discovery Institute Vice President John West will be speaking on C.S. Lewis, the threat of “scientocracy,” and the relationship between Christianity and politics at three sessions of the Slaying Leviathan Conference on Oct. 28-29 in Tacoma, WA. On Friday night, Dr. West will talk about C.S. Lewis’s views on science and scientism for the Theology Pugcast podcast taped during the 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 5th-annual Dallas Conference on Science & Faith. 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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Information as the Foundation of Business and Biology

The Association for Business Technology Professionals invites you to join their upcoming chapter meeting in Dallas, TX to hear from William Dembski, Distinguished Fellow of the Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence at Discovery Institute. Here’s a message from the organizers: Information is foundational to both business and biology. In business, information characterizes everything from prices to intellectual Read More ›

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Learn all about these heroes of the microscopic world—and how they provide compelling evidence for intelligent design. Hosted by by bestselling author and biochemist Michael Behe, the first season of Secrets of the Cell recently surpassed more than 1.4 million views on YouTube. The season’s episodes were also re-edited into a half-hour program that was broadcast worldwide on cable and satellite TV.

Bacteria — Superheroes of the Microbial World

We invite you to join biochemist Michael Behe as he explores marvels of the microscopic world, including bacteria with their own navigation systems, microbes that eat plastic waste, and microscopic bugs that can shoot 60 molecular “bullets” per second. This is Episode 6 of Behe’s popular video series Secrets of the Cell. Learn all about these heroes of the microscopic Read More ›

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How Biology Lost Awe, and How to Get It Back

The Southern California Chapter of the Science & Culture Network is hosting an in-person event with Dr. Douglas Axe on the magnificence of life. Read below for a brief word provided by the chapter. If this interests you, be sure to register via Eventbrite by clicking the button to the right. Psychologists have observed that, regardless of upbringing, young children intuit that life was Read More ›

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Tour of a Tiny City — An Excursion Into the Biological Cell

The Colorado Chapter of the Science & Culture Network invites you to join another webinar on one of the greatest challenges to Darwinism. Read below for a brief word provided by the chapter. In the 1800s, when evolutionary theory was being developed, the cell was thought to be a simple bag of protoplasm. There was nothing known about the mode of inheritance; they didn’t Read More ›

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Lux Forum Hosts Stephen Meyer on Return of the God Hypothesis

Lux Forum — a non-profit operating out of Napa Valley, California — will be featuring a public lecture with Stephen Meyer on his latest book, Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Discoveries that Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe. Read below for more information on the event and host. A message from the organizers: Join us for compelling discussions about Read More ›

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Richard Weikart on Darwinian Racism at SES National Conference on Christian Apologetics

One of our senior fellows at the Center for Science & Culture, Richard Weikart, has been invited to speak on the subject of his new book, Darwinian Racism, at this year’s National Conference on Christian Apologetics (NCCA) hosted by Southern Evangelical Seminary. He will be featured in two breakout sessions, on April 8 and 9. Read on for more information Read More ›

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The Design of the Human Eye with Jonathan Wells

Our friends at The Centre for Intelligent Design in the U.K. are hosting a webinar featuring Jonathan Wells on the design of the human eye. On the day of the webinar, simply click the button on the right to watch the live event on YouTube. Read their message below for further information. The Centre for Intelligent Design Our webinar series Read More ›

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Darwinian Racism Webinar with Author Richard Weikart

According to historians and scientists alike, Adolf Hitler was a Christian creationist who rejected Darwinian evolution. Award-winning historian Richard Weikart says otherwise. According to Weikart, Darwinian evolution crucially influenced Hitler and the Nazis. The Nazis zealously propagated evolutionary theory during the Third Reich. ​​​​Inspired by arguments from both Darwin and early Darwinists, the Nazis viewed the “Nordic race” as superior to other Read More ›