French philosopher René Descartes conceived of living things as complex machines, a concept now known as the “machine metaphor.”
For theists to eschew the claim that life is designed is puzzling, because nothing seems to force them to adopt that counterintuitive stance.
Would it, in fact, be enlightening if you were to sit a Darwinist and a Darwin skeptic together for an extended period of time to talk and see what really lies at the bottom of their disagreement?
Molecular clocks are a relatively simple concept.
As a theistic evolutionist, Hans Vodder thinks God may well have used Darwinian evolution to create the full diversity of life.