Category Archives: Intelligent Design

Jesus on Seeing God in Nature: No Signs, No Justice, No Fear

Contents: Classic Bible Passages on Natural Theology The Regularity of Nature No Sign Except the Sign of Jonah    The Sign of the Resurrection in the Ministry of Paul No Justice in This Life: The Same Things Happen to Good … Continue reading

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Evolution and Faith: My Story, Part 2

In Part 1, I described the trajectory of my thinking over the past four decades as an evangelical Christian on the scientific aspects of creation. Here I describe the personal and theological aspects of this journey.  Hard Questions and Cold … Continue reading

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The Cambrian Explosion and Darwin’s Doubt

The “Cambrian explosion” refers to the initial appearance of the fossils of many major animal groups (“phyla”) within a period of about 10 million years, about half a billion years ago in the Cambrian period. If you consider only some … Continue reading

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She Felt Like Shooting Me

Emily Ruppel  is Web Editor at Biologos and Associate Director of Communications for the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA). My wife Grace met her at the 2012 ASA national meeting in San Diego. Grace is intelligent and well-educated but was never interested … Continue reading

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Do ENCODE Human Genome Results Support Intelligent Design?

I looked into this question, and wrote up an essay with my findings.  This essay got longer and longer, as I added a tutorial (for readers who are not biologists) on the human genome, and included some global musings on … Continue reading

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Was Darwin An Atheist?

Richard Dawkins has celebrated Charles Darwin as the man who “made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist.” Dawkins goes further, claiming Darwin to be a full-fledged fellow atheist for all intents.  Some conservative Christians, who blame Darwin for … Continue reading

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Gorilla, Orangutan, Chimp and Human Genomes: Population Genetics and Intelligent Design

Living things are largely made of proteins.  A simplified definition of a gene is that it is a segment of DNA that codes for the synthesis of one or more particular proteins. A more complete definition is given by Wikipedia: A … Continue reading

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