Of the various questions raised in the theist/atheist debate, here’s one that has, I believe, occasioned more witless commentary than any other.
Random and undirected processes are clearly and obviously incapable of inventing new living things.
Each year, my students at Biola University ask the same wholly legitimate question about intelligent design.
Whether the Times will discover the full scope of the threat is uncertain. No one at the Times has yet noticed, for example, that if you play the movie’s interview with Richard Dawkins backward, you can hear Ben Stein saying, “Bill Dembski is dead”
I am often asked what to make of Christoph Cardinal Schonborn’s new book Chance or Purpose? Luckily, I can now point people to Denyse O’Leary’s spot-on review. Among the many highlights, O’Leary notes that