Natural theology is the science of God’s existence, and it’s a massive trove of evidence and reason of the first order.
Wallace’s greatest “heresy” was to become, after his co-discovery of natural selection, “godfather” of the modern theory of intelligent design.
Several prominent members of the ID movement presented talks at the conference, including Stephen Meyer, Ann Gauger, Michael Denton, and Brian Miller.
What’s remarkable in nature is not so much that nature follows complex patterns, but that it follows any pattern at all.
It’s helpful, as with his Third Way, to begin with a metaphor, in order to get an intuitive feel for the proof.