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Stephen Meyer Explains the DNA Challenge to Theistic Evolution

David Klinghoffer

Celebrating the release of Theistic Evolution: A Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Critique, Stephen Meyer, who contributed several chapters to the giant book, offers here a very crisp and helpful introduction to the codebreaking work of Francis Crick and more. Meyer considers DNA and the problem of the biological information it encodes:

Coded information of this kind is a profound problem for theistic or atheistic evolution (quick, what’s the scientific difference between the two?). Watch this excellent brief video, “DNA 101: How It Works and Why It’s Astounding,” and find out why.

Photo: Francis Crick, by Marc Liebermanderivative work: Materialscientist [CC BY 2.5 or CC BY 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons.