Imagine a chain hanging from the sky supporting a weight suspended in the air. Each link in the chain is a cause for the continued suspension of the links.
Natural theology is the science of God’s existence, and it’s a massive trove of evidence and reason of the first order.
New Atheism is dead. It was conceptually dead from birth, but now it’s stopped twitching.
What’s remarkable in nature is not so much that nature follows complex patterns, but that it follows any pattern at all.
It’s helpful, as with his Third Way, to begin with a metaphor, in order to get an intuitive feel for the proof.