I have used the term as an accurate description of his idea of a thoroughly teleological form of evolutionary theory.
The ban on ID reminds us that, for all its happy talk of networking, connection, and outreach, the United Methodist Church is in trouble.
I would like to consider the relevant resolutions as well as the foundations of Methodist theology, in the form of the Wesleyan Quadrilateral.
If one figure can be identified as the founder of ID, Anaxagoras may well fit the bill.
“Our quickly fattening pigs, short-legged sheep, pouter pigeons, and poodle dogs could never have come into existence in a state of nature.”