The ideas of Ernst Haeckel, in his youth a hardline Darwinian materialist, were to evolve to a surprising degree.
If redwoods are a byword for great stature, grasshoppers represent the opposite. And what insect could be more common or familiar?
So he chose to call himself David, after the Old Testament king who slew Goliath.
In a press conference yesterday about the coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo used notably religious language.
I want to underscore Phil’s pivotal role in organizing disparate voices critical of Darwinism and convinced of design in nature into a cohesive community.