Mark Vernon has mistaken a narrow deism for theism and then charged theists with blasphemy for considering God free to act within the created order.
It is comforting to know that Himmelfarb never lost her intellectual acuity or her moral passion on the subject.
It is all about the costs of getting on the wrong side of the power structure. To say that this “chills” debate about scientific issues is an understatement.
Critics of intelligent design (ID) often lecture ID proponents that they are free to submit their work to any scientific journal.
“For myself, unregenerate humanity is preferable — the flawed and conflicted creatures we are.”