A view open to intelligent design can follow the evidence freely. It does not require a particular narrative of how humanity arose.
Cosmologists of an atheist disposition have been seeking an escape hatch from the implications of the Big Bang.
The fine-tuning of the universe from the Big Bang, astounding in its precision, either requires an explanation, presumably intelligent design, or it doesn’t.
Darwin, Marx, and Freud are largely responsible for elaborating the outlook that sought to replace the Western theistic view.
A lady from Spokane advanced her view that God originated by hatching from a dinosaur egg.