Was Alfred Wallace a “crazy” crank? Was he an undisciplined “dilettante” bemused by every fringe belief he encountered?
Alfred Russel Wallace took a journey Darwin could not follow. He went from natural selection to natural theology.
I certainly wouldn’t have recognized his full significance if I had not already been introduced to ID by reading Johnson, Behe, and Dembski.
“The proposition that the universe had an Intelligent Designer is the most fundamental of all scientific theories.”
This is an important thing to remember as we continue to evaluate the legacy of Darwin’s arguments today.