[This article was adapted from a series of articles originally published on Evolution News & Views. For the original articles, please see: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7.] Part 1: Introduction Writing for The Daily Beast about his 2014 debate with Stephen Meyer, theistic evolutionist Karl Giberson commented: I showed pictures of Read More ›
Part I: Francis Collins’ Junk DNA Arguments Pushed Into Increasingly Small Gaps in Scientific Knowledge Recently I wrote an article explaining that both atheistic and theistic evolutionists have relied heavily on “junk DNA” — specifically pseudogenes — to argue against intelligent design (ID). In his 2006 book The Language of God, leading theistic evolutionist Francis Collins made such an argument, Read More ›
On February 5, 2009, theistic evolution proponent Karl Giberson and intelligent design proponent John West debated whether a Christian can be a Darwinist before a packed auditorium at Biola University in Los Angeles. The session was sponsored by the Master of Arts in Science and Religion program at Biola. Below you can listen to the audio of this debate, courtesy of Biola University.
Theistic evolution is the effort to reconcile Darwin’s theory of undirected evolution with belief in God in general and Christian theology in particular. Analogous terms to theistic evolution include “evolutionary creation,” “fully gifted creation,” and “biologos.” Theistic evolution encompasses a wide array of different approaches and views, which has generated considerable confusion about the actual meaning of the term. To Read More ›