When Michael Behe’s slide show flashed to a close up of the gears, a murmur of astonishment rolled through the audience.
Parents and educators might feel it’s the safest way to take shelter from claims by scientists and other academics that are thought to engender cynicism and to undermine faith.
Actually, the history of life on Earth is very similar to the history of human technology.
Someone had a clever idea: stage a debate between biologist Michael Behe and his critic Joshua Swamidass on “God and/or Evolution?”
Lutheran theologian Ted Peters concludes that “a culture war is raging, to be sure. But, this is not a war between science and faith.”