There is no sense in which we can say that Hume destroyed the intellectual coherence of design thinking. William Paley could already see this in 1802.
Charles Darwin indiscriminately lumped together the organic and inorganic spheres — a grand category error.
I give here a short sample of just one of the passages in “Tintern Abbey” where Wordsworth reports undergoing what might be described as a moment of epiphany.
It has long been recognized that the many hymns to Nature in the poetic works of William Wordsworth (1770-1850) convey an implicit belief in natural theology.