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RNS Interview: Meyer’s “Intelligent Defense of Intelligent Design”

Andrew McDiarmid

Jonathan Merritt conducts an excellent interview with Dr. Stephen Meyer for Religion News Service reviewing the major arguments of his new book Darwin’s Doubt as well as his previous book, Signature in the Cell. Merritt acknowledges the scientific rigor of intelligent design and says it’s getting harder and harder to ignore:

…[E]ven though many scientists have criticized the movement as being unscientific, it’s hard to ignore the growing number of people embracing ID explanations for life on earth.

Read the interview here.

Andrew McDiarmid

Senior Fellow, Media Relations and Assistant to the Director
Andrew McDiarmid is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute. He also serves as Assistant to CSC Director Stephen C. Meyer, a Media Relations Specialist, and a contributing writer to He holds an MA in Teaching from Seattle Pacific University and a BA in English/Creative Writing from the University of Washington. His tech column at Newsmax, Authentic Technology, explores today's technology landscape and encourages readers to live authentically in the digital age. His writing has appeared in the New York Post, Houston Chronicle, The Daily Wire, San Francisco Chronicle, The American Spectator, The Federalist, Real Clear Politics, Technoskeptic Magazine, and elsewhere. In addition to his roles at the Discovery Institute, he is host of the Scottish culture and music podcast Simply Scottish, available anywhere podcasts are found. Learn more about his work at



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