Tag: Science and Religion

“The Myth of Galileo: A Story With A (Mostly) Valuable Lesson”

Joe Carter ends a detailed and eye-opening correction to the myth of Galileo, and concludes with: I suspect that there are many more lessons that can be gleaned from this story. But I find that the real moral is not so much in the story itself but in the...

Richards and Hitchens Debate Intelligent Design at Stanford

I’m hoping it won’t be long before we can see this on video: last night’s debate between Jay Richards and Christopher HItchens on Intelligent Design. Stanford Daily Online reported on it, including this: Hitchens then requested the chance to ask Richards a question. “Do you believe Jesus Christ was...

Intelligent Design’s “Negative Science”

What If? Intelligent Design is often accused of being nothing but an attack on evolution, offering no positive theory of its own, and hence not a science. I want to do some thought-play with that. Certainly ID includes negative science, the attempt to demonstrate that naturalistic evolution cannot be...