It pleased me to find out that his reading of my book was one of the major influences that motivated him to take up the fight.
Because of Phillip Johnson’s leadership no informed person will ever again honestly say that Darwin’s theory flows straight from the data.
Johnson spotted the slick tactics in evolutionary arguments, “the same rhetorical tricks that clever lawyers use when they have to defend a flawed case in court.”
During my early years of graduate school, I was wrestling with the question of whether I was an unintended accident of nature or the product of a Creator.
When Phil started talking, his diminutive stature and drab appearance melted away, replaced by a series of powerful arguments sharpened with irony and deadly accurate humor.