These evasions include the steady state model, the idea of an eternal cyclical universe, and the string landscape model.
If someone tells you he’s a theistic evolutionist, first find out what he means by theism and evolution.
Darwinian evolution predicts a gradually branching tree of living forms, with one form shading into another over long periods of evolution.
The prediction Paul Nelson discusses here is that there would turn out to be a single universal genetic code.
Evolutionary theory, argued in the way that Darwin and many of his followers argue the case, is fundamentally theology-based.