Evolution’s liberal defenders

Evolution has its defenders. Atheists obviously defend and propound evolution. They wield the “Trident” (uniformitarianism, abiogenesis, and common descent) to skewer Christianity and promote their view of the universe as a giant roulette wheel. Or so they think. But evolution has another class of defenders worse than these. Nominal Christians (and some nominal Jews, also) seek somehow to “reconcile” evolution with what Scripture (literally, what is Written) says about God’s Creative act, and His policies that followed. Continue reading

Without Darwin, wither faith?

Three days ago, Michael Flannery at Evolution News and Views suggested that without Darwin, the worlds of science and faith would look vastly different today. He is correct as far as he goes. But the world without Darwin would not necessarily lack its strife and its sins. It would also have a complacency the world with Darwin now lacks. Continue reading

Bill Nye — pray for him

You might want to pray for Bill Nye. Although he is not as vocal an atheist as Richard Dawkins or P.Z. Myers, he is a dedicated humanist and fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. Of late, Bill Nye has become a defender of Darwinian Evolution and a vocal opponent of creationism. Continue reading