Given Lincoln’s acknowledgment of the evidence of design in nature, he would be banned from expressing his views on evolution in most public schools today.
Xavier, of University College London, is a young origin-of-life researcher who has steadily pursued questions of central importance.
The year 1859, when Darwin changed the course of science and when John Brown rebelled and died, was a profound historical turning point.
It is certainly startling to see the N-word cropping up in Darwin’s letters, but this is not the only place.
Celebrating the growing evidence of intelligent design can help rescue the arts from the nihilism and ugliness they have descended into in many quarters.