Intelligent Design

Looking for Patterns in Nature

Intelligent design’s place at the table: Intelligent design is the scientific pursuit of understanding patterns in nature, its proponents say. By Julia C. Keller . . . . That the complexity of nature argues for a designer is not a revolutionary idea, said Ronald Numbers, a historian of science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Numbers […]

Evolution Intelligent Design

American Museum of Natural History — Cruisin for a Bruisin

An Evolutionist’s Evolution By GLENN COLLINS, NYTimes, 7Nov05 It may seem that the American Museum of Natural History is cruising for controversy in presenting “Darwin,” the most comprehensive exhibition any museum has offered on the naturalist’s life and theories. It is a time, after all, when the theory of evolution by natural selection seems as […]

Education Intelligent Design

Cornell Panel Discussion on President Rawlings’s State of the University Address

CORNELL UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN FACULTY/STAFF FORUM THIS WEEK AT CORNELL: Intelligent Design, Intelligent Discourse: Reflections on the State of the University Address A Panel discussion Friday, November 4, 2:30pm – 4:00 pm Anabel Taylor Hall Auditorium In his recent State of the University address, Cornell President Hunter Rawlings discussed at length “the challenge to science posed […]

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Richard Smalley Dies

Rick Smalley, a Nobel laureate in chemistry at Rice University, died earlier this week. You can read about his scientific contributions and passing here. I had the privilege of having lunch with Rick this summer. The meeting was arranged by his pastor at Houston’s Second Baptist Church, my friend Ben Young. Rick had in the […]

Education Evolution Intelligent Design Science

“The Great Debate” — Scott & Trefil vs. Sisson & Dembski

“Should public schools teach Intelligent Design along with Evolution?” http://www.bu.edu/com/greatdebate Wednesday, November 2, 2005, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tsai Performance Center, Boston University 685 Commonwealth Avenue Visit this page to view a live webcast of the debate: http://realserver.bu.edu:8080/ramgen/encoder/greatdebate.rm The Debate Participants: Affirmative Edward H. Sisson, Esq. Partner, Arnold and Porter, Washington, D.C. Mr. Sisson advised witnesses at […]