This film is Part 1 of the full episode featuring Stephen Meyer and Michael Ruse on PBS’s ThinkTank in 2006, hosted by Ben Wattenberg. Used with permission. See part 2 here.
In an interview on the Dennis Miller program, Dr. Stephen Meyer discusses the doubts that Charles Darwin expressed about his own theory, particularly a weakness arising from the sudden appearance of diverse, complex, and insufficiently connected life forms in the Cambrian layer of the fossil record. Meyer also clarifies the distinction between creationism and the theory of intelligent design. Stephen Read More ›
Listen in as David Klinghoffer discusses how Judaism handles and has handled evolution through the millennia. Hear him talk on the Sabbath and Darwin, Darwin vs. Intelligent Design, and Darwin and Epicurus.Read More ›
Dr. John West argues that God’s creation of the world is not a secondary doctrine as theistic evolutionists would suggest. He argues from Irenaeus, the Nicene Creed, and the gospel of John that to deny the specific and intentional creation of the world by God is a blatant misreading of Christian tradition.Read More ›
No. Intelligent design theory is simply an effort to empirically detect whether the “apparent design” in nature acknowledged by virtually all biologists is genuine design (the product of an intelligent cause) or is simply the product of an undirected process such as natural selection acting on random variations. Read More ›
Seattle, Oct. 6 – “Forrest is playing word games, without looking at the meaning of the words,” said Casey Luskin, program officer for public policy and legal affairs at Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture, in response to an intelligent design opponent’s testimony. Plaintiff’s witness, Dr. Barbara Forrest, pointed to the word “creation” in early drafts of the supplemental textbook Read More ›
In criticizing Phillip Johnson’s “intelligent design creationism,” Robert Pennock raises a particularly worrisome legal consequence of Johnson’s view. According to Pennock, Johnson insists “that science admit the reality of supernatural influences in the daily workings of the world.” But what if the same reasoning that Johnson is trying to import into science were adopted in Johnson’s own area of specialization Read More ›
Introduction From its inception Darwinism posed a challenge to Christian theology. Darwinism threatened to undo the Church’s understanding of creation, and therewith her understanding of the origin of human life. Nor did the challenge of Darwinism stop here. With human beings the result of a brutal, competitive process that systematically rooted out the weak and favored only the strong (we Read More ›