Scientists have become much more reticent about saying the first couple must be no more than a product of the ancient Hebrew imagination.
First principles matter, and those of transhumanism and Christianity could not be more contradictory.
He raises a psychological question about how people come to adopt their preferred picture of reality.
The year 1859, when Darwin changed the course of science and when John Brown rebelled and died, was a profound historical turning point.
Although the case for intelligent design depends upon scientific evidence and methods of reasoning, it may well have larger theistic implications.