C. John Collins points out that Venema’s use of “language evolution” is a poor analogy for (his form of) biological evolution.
“TE thus represents a very deep sink or depression in the landscape of theological and scientific opinion.”
Cancer proves evolution only insofar as one forgets, or pretends not to know, what evolution is supposed to explain.
There are innumerable descriptions and definitions of theistic evolution. How things are phrased matters a lot.
Is it true, as one critics says, that “cancer regularly innovates with proteins of novel function”?