Dr. Behe says that his skepticism toward neo-Darwinism stemmed purely from his scientific research.
Friendliness to a design perspective might seem to be natural for any theist. Yet a prickly disdain is strangely common, especially among religious academics.
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.
Biologist Michael Denton shows how science has reversed the depressive trend of the past five centuries.
This form of objection left the door ajar to the kind of “hybrid” interpretation favored by some in both Britain and America in the later Victorian period.