According to Charles Marshall, I argue “that paleontologists are unable to explain the Cambrian explosion, thus opening the door to the possibility of a designer’s intervention.”
To rebut the central argument of Darwin’s Doubt, Marshall must deny (or push from view) what we know about what new forms of animal life require as a condition of their existence.
Leading paleontologists and evolutionary biologists (such as Dr. Marshall) are nowhere close to solving the Cambrian enigma.
While my book presents intelligent design as an alternative to chemical evolutionary theory, Venema critiques it as if it had presented a critique of neo-Darwinism — i.e., biological evolutionary theory.
When we celebrate our country’s independence on July 4th, the day may resonate with many Americans more powerfully than in other recent years. The nation’s political mood is increasingly, well, independent. Voters are fed up with incumbent politicians and reigning political parties. This accounts for the unlikely bestselling books that keep shooting up out of what might seem like nowhere–previously obscure biographies of the Founders that pose fundamental questions about the role of our government and what direction the nation is headed. In a welcome development, Americans want to refresh their acquaintance with the sources of our rights as citizens. Yet there is one source, more basic than any other, that so far has not received the attention it deserves. Read More ›