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David Berlinski on The Deniable Darwin

Is Charles Darwin’s theory fundamentally deficient? David Berlinski makes his case, noting that most species enter the evolutionary order fully formed and then depart unchanged. Where there should be evolution, there is stasis. So, was Darwin wrong? David Berlinski is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture, a contributing editor at Inference: International Review of Read More ›

Does Reason Need God?

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn’s “Finding Design in Nature” from the July 7 New York Times, still generates a considerable stir since its publication. Although his precisely worded statement merely reiterates the Catholic Church’s critical view of evolutionism (see John Paul II, Fides et ratio, no. 54; General Audience, 27 May 1998, No. 5), some believe that Schönborn’s “unofficial” clarification signals a Read More ›