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Meyer Responds to Critics of Darwin’s Doubt

Meyer Responds to Critics of Darwin’s Doubt

If the publication in 2013 of Stephen Meyer’s book, Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design, tells us anything, it’s that the evolution debate in fact continues. More than that, like a storm, it is gathering strength and advancing steadily. Darwin’s Doubt was a major step forward. Now the controversy has advanced still Read More ›

Advancing the Scientific Debate

Advancing the Scientific Debate

If the publication in 2013 of Stephen Meyer’s book, Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design, tells us anything, it’s that the evolution debate in fact continues. More than that, like a storm, it is gathering strength and advancing steadily. Darwin’s Doubt was a major step forward. Now the controversy has advanced still Read More ›

Intelligent Design Under Fire, pt. 4: Q&A with Charlotte Laws & Larry Herbert

Intelligent Design Under Fire, pt. 4: Q&A with Charlotte Laws & Larry Herber

In Intelligent Design Under Fire, Dr. Stephen Meyer and colleagues Dr. Jonathan Wells, Dr. Michael Behe, Dr. Guillermo Gonzalez, and Dr. Paul Nelson respond to questions about intelligent design from a panel of critics. Part 4 features questions from writer and columnist Dr. Charlotte Laws, retired geology professor Dr. Larry Herber, comparative religion professor Dr. Craig Nelson, and others. Video Read More ›

Signature in the Cell: Stephen Meyer Faces his Critics, pt. 2: Q&A and Debate

Signature in the Cell: Stephen Meyer Faces his Critics, pt. 2: Q&A and Debate

This video is part 2 of an event held at Biola University called Signature in the Cell: Stephen Meyer Faces his Critics. After a presentation on the arguments of his book, Dr. Meyer addresses critics Dr. Stephen Matheson and Dr. Arthur Hunt one on one in this not-to-be-missed Q&A session. Posted with permission. Content from the full event is available Read More ›

Signature in the Cell: Stephen Meyer Faces his Critics, pt. 1: The Presentation

Signature in the Cell: Stephen Meyer Faces his Critics, pt. 1: The Presentation

This video is part 1 of an event held at Biola University called Signature in the Cell: Stephen Meyer Faces his Critics. Dr. Stephen Meyer lectures on his book, Signature in the Cell, and the evidence for Intelligent Design from DNA and the origin of life. He first walks through the theory of natural selection and presents his downfalls. Content Read More ›

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Dr. Meyer Debates Paleontologist Charles Marshall on Premier Radio

In November 2013, Stephen Meyer debated paleontologist and UC Berkeley professor Charles Marshall about Darwin’s Doubt and intelligent design. An engaging and timely discussion! Stephen Meyer is the author of The New York Times best selling book Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the case for Intelligent Design (HarperOne, 2013). For more information on the book and Read More ›

Response: Waiting Longer for Two Mutations

In the Abstract of their recent article, “Waiting for Two Mutations: With Applications to Regulatory Sequence Evolution and the Limits of Darwinian Evolution” (GENETICS 180: 1501–1509, 2008), Durrett and Schmidt write that one of their aims is “to expose flaws in some of Michael Behe’s arguments concerning mathematical limits to Darwinian evolution.” Their effort, however, is itself seriously flawed. They Read More ›

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Art Deco ceiling of the National Academy of Sciences by Hildreth Meiere.
Art Deco ceiling of the National Academy of Sciences

The Facts about Intelligent Design

A 1982 poll found that only 9% of Americans believed that humans developed through purely natural evolutionary processes. Two years later, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) issued its first Science and Creationism booklet, stating that science and religion occupy "separate and mutually exclusive realms." 1Public skepticism of evolution remained high — a 1993 poll found that only 11% of Americans believed that humans developed through purely natural evolutionary processes.

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