Zeeya Merali asks a good question: If God desired to send us a message, how would He do it?
Even Charles Bradlaugh, the first atheist member of Parliament, was haunted by the psalmist’s reproach, “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.”
In 1848 Ralph Waldo Emerson is on record as having paid a return visit to the then aged Wordsworth.
If living systems were deliberately engineered, how good an engineer was the one behind those living systems?
Darwin found himself in the unhappy position of having his faith undermined by what he saw as the non-directed processes of geological and biological evolution.