Francis Collins at Veritas Forum
|April 21, 2010||Posted by William Dembski under Evolution, Intelligent Design, theistic evolution|
It’s now five years since I used to get invited to speak at these Veritas forums. My debate with Niall Shanks, sponsored by Veritas and moderated by Dallas Willard, took place at UCLA in 2004 and was recorded by CSPAN. I also did Veritas forums at NYU and Columbia in 2005.
All that has changed. I give the theistic evolutionists credit for seeing to it that ID proponents are ostracized from such events. This is backfiring as donors are asking themselves why are these ministries now exclusively evolutionist and thus are putting their money elsewhere. [[Correction 4.30.10: Although there has been resistance to ID in some Christian circles, the Veritas Forum seems still open to it — see here for official correction.]] Compare my UCLA Veritas debate, available here, to the following pro-Darwin/pro-evolution presentation by Francis Collins: