In an excerpt from his new book, Professor Flannery identifies Darwin’s principal failing in developing his theory.
For those who wish to caricature the theory of intelligent design, Wallace becomes a very inconvenient historical figure.
Wallace was the co-discoverer with Charles Darwin of the theory of evolution by natural selection. He later broke with Darwin over the question of teleology.
Darwin on Trial “made intelligent design into an anti-evolution battle cry” that is still stirring up debate today.
Although Wallace was not a Christian, Rev. John Magens Mello’s essay places Wallace’s ideas within a specifically Christian context.