TITLE

'Intelligent' Design?

AUTHOR(S)
Garvey, John
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Commonweal;8/12/2005, Vol. 132 Issue 14, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reflects on the concept of intelligent design. Principle of Darwinian evolution; Reason for the decision of scientist Charles Darwin to reject the idea of a beneficent God; Arguments against the idea of intelligent design.
ACCESSION #
17888416

 

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