Parents and educators might feel it’s the safest way to take shelter from claims by scientists and other academics that are thought to engender cynicism and to undermine faith.
The culture bombards us with materialism. That’s the case even as, at deeper and deeper levels, science reveals evidence of a plan, foresight, a deliberately shaping force working upon nature.
As Jay Richards recounts, James Tour was absolutely “on fire” at the Dallas Conference, ferociously critiquing facile materialist origin-of-life theories.
The nearly 400 enthusiastic attendees included many students, teachers, and a number of college faculty.