Intelligent Design Renews Debate Between Science and Religion

This article, published by The Baptist Standard, is about William Dembski of Discovery Institute: Just ask William Dembski. Educated as a probability theorist, Dembski had a “Eureka!” moment in 1988 when he heard a statistician say at a conference that mathematics can define what randomness is not but not what it is. The rest of the article can be found Read More ›

Baylor Administration Silencing Science by Design

This article, published by The Baylor Lariat, is about Robert Marks of Discovery Institute: This is a legitimate question in light of the university’s heavy-handed actions in shutting down the research Web site of Dr. Robert Marks. The rest of the article can be found here.

New Intelligent Design Conflict Hits BU

This article, published by The Baylor Lariat, mentions Robert Marks, Casey Luskin, and William Dembski of Discovery Institute” The Baptist Press quoted former Baylor professor William Dembski … as saying this is “perhaps the biggest story yet of academic suppression relating to ID.” … Casey Luskin, program officer in public policy and legal affairs for the Discovery Institute, a Seattle-based Read More ›

Web Site sparks New Intelligent Design Battle at BU

This article, published by the Waco Tribune Herald, mentions Robert Marks, William Dembski, and Casey Luskin of Discovery Institute: Dembski … says he is convinced … that Marks’ site was taken down because of its connection with intelligent design. … “Baylor University has proven yet again that academic freedom has been thrown off campus and academic persecution is the norm,” spokesman Read More ›

Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, Ohio

Scopes Trial Symbolism Holds Today

If a deeply entrenched academic truth is challenged by new scientific insights and discoveries, should authorities allow classroom discussion of such challenges? That was the question many people believe was placed on the national stage by the famous Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tennessee in 1925. This week is the 75th anniversary of the famous trial over the freedom of a Read More ›

Design Interference: Baylor University in October terminated well-known Intelligent Design scientist William Dembski as head of the Michael Polanyi Center for Complexity, Information, and Design. The center was placed in limbo, without a name or certain future at the university in Waco, Texas. Dembski, who retains his Baylor professorship, says he was overwhelmed by politicking within Baylor. The Polanyi Center’s critics Read More ›

Unintelligent Designs: Several months ago we reported on the efforts of faculty at Baylor University to shut down the recently founded Michael Polanyi Center for Complexity, Information, and Design. The center, established by administrative fiat at the behest of Baylor President Robert B. Sloan, Jr., under the auspices of the university’s Institute for Faith and Learning, came under fire in part Read More ›