Friendliness to a design perspective might seem to be natural for any theist. Yet a prickly disdain is strangely common, especially among religious academics.
To me, this kind of back and forth is more amenable to serious discussion and reflection than quick volleys on a discussion board.
As presented by prestige media outlets, the evolution debate never really advances beyond 1925, the year of the Scopes trial.
The lab got off to a rough start in 2007 when Baylor administrators learned that Robert Marks was doing ID-friendly research on the campus.
When religion comes up in the evolution debate it is almost always an atheist or a theistic evolutionist who raises the subject.