Venema seems much more interested in pursuing longstanding debates with intelligent design and with certain ID proponents.
Remarkably parallel struggles go on, as well, in Protestant and Jewish circles, whether the debate focuses on C.S. Lewis or Maimonides, Augustine of Hippo or Samson Raphael Hirsch.
He compares design in evolution to human creativity, and concedes that his ideas about ID may not be consistent with traditional theism.
May I add a further observation? If you don’t mind, ID is not an “apologetic tool,” as BioLogos puts it.
From childhood, we all naturally ascribe things like spiders and hummingbirds to a “God-like designer.” But are we right to do this?