It wasn’t any religious concerns, Prager explains. It was the science.
What’s behind the impression of intelligent direction? Just a trick of perspective, like seeing shapes in clouds?
Oh, it’s very difficult to concede that you were mistaken about something. Especially, I would say, for males.
“There is intelligence that underlies the evolutionary process. You cannot explain it without that.”
This is one key issue on which proponents of ID and of theistic evolution differ.