Tag Archives: Intelligent Design

67. Why doesn’t the Bible acknowledge microorganisms?

So much has been written by creationists and intelligent design proponents about the origin and complexity of single-celled organisms that one might assume the Bible was filled with references to them. But while the Bible does mention the creation of trees, … Continue reading

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65. Does the Giraffe’s neck infer intelligent design or evolution?

As we’ve seen, nature’s extremes can yield clues about whether evolution, or intelligent design, best explains the design choices we observe in nature. The long neck of the giraffe is no exception, and is used by both creationists and evolutionists … Continue reading

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62. Why aren’t modern vertebrates found with invertebrates in Cambrian fossil layers?

And God said, “Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.” So God created the great creatures of the sea and every living thing with which the water … Continue reading

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58. What if Intelligent Design were proven to be true?

What would happen if, tomorrow, scientists announced they had discovered indisputable proof that all life was intelligently designed? Theists everywhere would rejoice, no doubt, but what exactly would this discovery prove? Proof of Design vs. Proof of God and Christianity Back in … Continue reading

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48. Does homology infer design or common descent?

If you’d asked me ten years ago what homology was, I probably would’ve answered, “The study of… homos…?” I had no idea, because I’d never bothered to explore any evidence in favor of evolution. But it was evidence from homology — … Continue reading

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42. Why does God allow animals to suffer?

The Bible doesn’t say too much about why God created animals, other than to say he did, and gave mankind dominion over them (Genesis 1:26). Whatever his reasons, God obviously chose not to spare animals from pain and suffering. Why? Human … Continue reading

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41. What is the meaning of eating?

We are so intimately familiar with our requirement for food that we rarely ever step back to ponder exactly why we were “designed” to eat. But does this requirement make more sense in light of a Christian world view, or a natural … Continue reading

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