The first principle is helping participants discover the evidence for design themselves.
Everything comes together in a message that includes a creation myth, a story of sin (ecological sin), a salvation story, and even resurrection and ascension.
The student, who attends a public university, is worried about how this kind of indoctrination bodes for the future. I am too.
Physicist John Polkinghorne says that the reduction of mental events to physics and chemistry destroys meaning.
Imagine there was a pandemic and people found themselves greeting statements from scientists, conveyed by the media, with increasing jaded skepticism.