In 1884, English clergyman Edwin A. Abbott published a work of scientific and mathematical fantasy.
According to Halsmer, engineering involves “the creative use of resources and ingenuity to accomplish a purpose or solve a problem.” It does so by creating “affordances.”
They have taken on the masks of their former taskmasters and let their heritage stand empty, though thankfully not yet in ruins.
On a new episode of ID the Future we hear the second half of a talk by the bestselling author at the 2019 Dallas Conference on Science and Faith.
Metaxas also discusses another thing he finds amazing: that so many people think the progress of science means the retreat of religion.