Science Club by Louis Markos

Science Club

Darwin Strikes Back: Defending the Science of Intelligent Design
by Thomas Woodward
Baker Books, 2006
(224 pages, $14.99, paperback)

reviewed by Louis Markos

The intelligent design (ID) movement has come a long way since Phillip E. Johnson’s crusading book, Darwin on Trial (1991), challenged its readers to question not only the science behind Darwinian (macro) evolution but also the academic-political-media establishment that dismisses as “unscientific” any discussion of origins that does not adhere religiously to the dogma of scientific naturalism.

Johnson’s call was heard by Michael Behe, who, in Darwin’s Black Box (1996), argued that . . .