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 Darwinian (naturalistic) evolution was incapable of . . .
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Louis Markos , Professor in English and Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University, holds the Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities. His 19 books include Lewis Agonistes; Restoring Beauty: The Good, the True, and the Beautiful in the Writings of C. S. Lewis; On the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis; and From A to Z to Narnia with C. S. Lewis.
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