Michael Flannery

Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece
Parthenon temple on a bright day. Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Horizontal panorama, this image is toned.

Michael Flannery: Intelligent Design Is Older Than You Think – A Lot Older

On this episode of ID the Future from the vault, Todd Butterfield interviews Michael Flannery, author of Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life. Flannery discusses his article on the Greek philosopher Anaxagoras (ca. 500-428 B.C.), who was one of the first to articulate an argument for design in nature.

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Nature’s Prophet, Pt. 2: Alfred Russel Wallace’s Case for an “Overruling Intelligence”

On this episode of ID the Future historian Michael Flannery continues discussion of his new book Nature’s Prophet: Alfred Russel Wallace and His Evolution from Natural Selection to Natural Theology. Read More ›


A Critique of Evolutionist Kenneth Miller’s New Book The Human Instinct

On this episode of ID the Future, host Mike Keas interviews Professor Emeritus Michael Flannery (U of Alabama-Birmingham) on evolutionist Kenneth Miller’s new book The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will. Read More ›

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The Universe Next Door: The Life of Alfred Russel Wallace, pt. 2

On this episode of ID the Future, Michael Flannery is on The Universe Next Door with Tom Woodward, continuing their discussion on Alfred Russel Wallace, the lesser-known co-founder of the theory of evolution. Read More ›

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Film Says Darwinian Evolution Co-Founder Embraced Design

On this episode of ID The Future, Dr. John West, Associate Director of Discovery’s Center for Science & Culture, discusses Alfred Russel Wallace, co-discoverer of Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. Darwin’s Heretic is a new documentary short film now available online that highlights Wallace’s theory of “intelligent evolution” and reveals his contributions to biogeography. Read More ›