The “Intelligent Design” movement is led by scholars who argue that the design of living systems—and even the nonliving elements of the universe—suggest a Designer. While these “intelligent design” proponents have been effective in challenging evolutionary theory, we’re not sure how effective the movement will be in the long run in changing many people’s hearts.
The Intelligent Design fails to reference the God of the Bible and the Curse’s impact on a once-perfect world. The design of living things is compelling evidence of a Designer, but only the full biblical worldview explains the imperfections in this otherwise well-crafted universe.
The Intelligent Design Movement (IDM) is an informal collaboration dedicated to exposing the problems with naturalistic evolution. As a movement, IDM challenges Darwinian evolution in schools, textbooks, and politics. There are some positive things about IDM but also some things that a Christian should consider carefully.
Is one of the main examples of intelligent design bogus—or is this another “just so” story from evolutionists? Molecular machines are considered to be irreducibly complex. An irreducibly complex machine is made of a number of essential parts, and all these parts must be present for it to function properly. If even one of these parts is missing the machine is non-functional.
The newest example of so-called “convergent evolution” is the eyes of crane flies and humans, supposedly as revealed by the fossil record.
There are many extraordinary examples of design in the microbial world. In this chapter, two examples are given.
Most birds are blind to sweets. But hummingbirds are experts at telling what is sweet and even fending off fakes.
Evolution: Not just for survival anymore!
Over the past several years, the term intelligent design has undoubtedly become a buzzword in our culture.
Is earth in a special place in the universe—and if so, what would that say about design? Two scientists writing in Physical Review Letters consider just how we could test that hypothesis.
The Creation Museum of Answers in Genesis continues to draw international media coverage 11 months on—some, however, continues to rehash false arguments.
A Roman Catholic priest has been named the winner of this year’s Templeton Prize, a $1.6 million award that recognizes “progress toward research or discoveries about spiritual realities.”
Two of the better-known challengers of the evolutionary belief system met in Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday to discuss ways that the upcoming movie Expelled can have a major impact.
The Flying Spaghetti Monster, a satire on intelligent design and creation, reveals more than irreverence.
The Lakeland Ledger reports this week that a majority of Polk County school board members support supplementing public school evolution education with discussions of intelligent design. Polk County is home to more than half a million people, and thus an evolution education battle in the county could draw major media coverage.
Dr. David DeWitt of Liberty University discusses the take-home messages of the PBS–NOVA documentary earlier this week.
A professor’s personal website was ordered shut down due to “anonymous concerns” that the site supported ideas associated with the intelligent design movement.
Guillermo Gonzalez, a senior fellow of the intelligent design-promoting Discovery Institute, was one of three professors denied tenure by the university over the past academic year.
The Intelligent Design (ID) movement has gained increasing recognition and publicity over the last several years at both local and national levels.
The highly anticipated ruling on the Intelligent Design US court battle Dover Area school District was handed down today by Judge John E. Jones.
The federal trial, Kitzmiller et al. vs. Dover Area School District pits evolution against “intelligent design.” This trial is scheduled to end today.
Chuck Colson offered some excellent analysis on his nationwide radio program about the federal court case in Pennsylvania, USA regarding evolution and intelligent design in public schools.
I have written a critique of statements made by Dr. William Dembski, who commented on President George Bush’s recent statement about ID and public schools.
The debate over how origins should be taught in America's public school science classes takes center stage in US federal court, where intelligent design will be discussed.
President Bush's recent remarks (August 1) that endorsed public school children learning about intelligent design alongside evolution are drawing praise from some and criticism from others.
The National Museum of Natural History co-sponsored the national premiere for “The Privileged Planet: The Search for Purpose in the Universe.”
The American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State filed a lawsuit against the Dover County School Board.
The Intelligent Design (ID) movement is a new factor in the origins debate. Woodward, an expert in rhetorical analysis, offers readers an insightful work tracing the history of ID and it's rhetoric.
The Dover Area School Board (southern Pennsylvania, USA) voted on Monday evening to require the teaching of intelligent design* in its public school science classes.
The September issue of Christianity Today calls on leaders in the Intelligent Design movement to cool down their attack on evolution … and to open a second front against young Earth views.
In 1853, Sir George Cayley designed the world’s first person-carrying triplane glider. With his somewhat frightened coachman aboard, it successfully flew across his estate.
After a year of hype, evolution still dominates the new science standards in Ohio, USA, and—at the last minute—‘intelligent design’ was excluded by name from the standards.
The Intelligent Design (ID) movement has gained prominence in the Christian and secular world in recent times.
US pollsters like to visit Ohio, located in the ‘heartland’ of America, where they can find out what the ‘average American’ is thinking.
Ohio may become the first US state to include ‘intelligent design’ in its science standards.
The “Polanyi Center” is a special department which was set up to research the concept of “intelligent design” with a view to its promotion in the sciences.
Mr. DeHart informed AiG that two years ago he was “forced” by his new school superintendent to stop teaching his students about intelligent design (ID)
A report from the Houston Texas Chronicle of July 2 has inflamed the controversy between Baylor Universiy and a new center to promote the idea of "intelligent design".
Over the past 20 years, the Southern Baptist Convention has been making great strides in becoming more conservative theologically and standing for the inerrancy of Scripture.
A committee of science teachers in Kanawha County, West Virginia has now withdrawn its support for the evolution-doubting textbook Of Pandas and People.
The “Intelligent Design” movement is led by scholars who argue that the design of living systems—and even the nonliving elements of the universe—suggest a Designer.
Mrs Ples, a fossil skull, was discovered in April 1947 by Robert Broom and John Robinson at the Sterkfontein Caves, near Pretoria.
A decade ago, Prévot and Coe (and colleagues) reported in three papers the evidence they had found of extremely rapid changes of the Earth’s magnetic field recorded in lava flows at Steens Mountain.