Some Kenneth Miller links

Those of you who missed Ken Millers wonderful BYU address are in for a treat. A friend of mine just complied a list of things you may find useful:

The Nova Program about Intelligent Design – Judgment Day: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/beta/evolution/intelligent-design-trial.html

The link to Kenneth Miller on the Colbert Report: http://www.millerandlevine.com/talks/colbert.html

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Come see the proper response to ID: As Part of Darwin Days BYU Biology brings in Kenneth R. Miller

“Darwin, God, and Design: America’s Continuing Problem with Evolution”

Dr. Kenneth R. Miller, Brown University

JSB Auditorium, BYU Campus

Open to the Public

This Thursday, October 29

11:00 a.m.

Host Monte L. Bean Museum

Ken Miller has been recommended many times on this blog he is the author of:

Finding Darwin’s . . . → Read More: Come see the proper response to ID: As Part of Darwin Days BYU Biology brings in Kenneth R. Miller

BYU Wheatley Institute brings in “Intelligent Design” expert to combat New Atheism—Alas

Last week by some convergence of irony and slapstick naivety the Wheatley Institute at BYU brought Michael Behe to their symposium “Responding to the The New Atheism.” Here’s the write-up in the Studies & Doctrine section of Mormon Times. Why did they report on the only talk not worth hearing?

This is ironic because few people have done more to indirectly support the new atheism than Michael Behe. Continue reading BYU Wheatley Institute brings in “Intelligent Design” expert to combat New Atheism—Alas

Theological Arguments about ‘Design’ Fall on Hard times

Arguments about ‘design’ in creation have been around a long time. The earliest one I’ve been able to find that explicitly explores it is from Xenophon, 4th Century BC, (and diligent readers if you know of earlier texts I would love to be directed to them!). Xenophon was a sometimes-student of Socrates and, like the wise teacher’s more famous student Plato, wrote a series of dialogues featuring Socrates and various interlocutors. One of these, from his Memorabilla, sounds like it was lifted right out current intelligent design creationist debates. Continue reading Theological Arguments about ‘Design’ Fall on Hard times