These are EXCELLENT. I would say the themes of all three have to do with the importance of not worshipping scientists or imagining that science is infallible.
“The fine-tuning of the universe is better explained by an intelligent agent that transcends the universe, with attributes that we associate with God.”
I had to laugh out loud at how Steve, in typical gentlemanly fashion, tied up these two critics of intelligent design in their own words.
“Americans’ membership in houses of worship continued to decline last year, dropping below 50% for the first time in Gallup’s eight-decade trend.”
Why does the universe have to be on so grand a scale of space and time? Why does God require such an imposing canvas?