OPINION (FaithWire) – Stephen C. Meyer is a geophysicist and author of New York Times bestseller, “Darwin’s Doubt.” Despite not being a Christian himself, Meyer explained that, after years of scientific study, he had come to the conclusion that there simply must be an intelligent designer behind our creation. In addition, contrary to many within his discipline, Meyer believes that the scientific study of the origins of the universe has a great number of things in common with the central tenets of theistic beliefs.
In a wide-ranging interview on the Ben Shapiro Show, Meyer also criticized Darwin’s evolutionary theory as being unable to answer the biggest question of all — how did life actually begin? “Creationism is an interpretation from religious authority, whereas intelligent design is an inference from biological and physical, cosmological evidence,” Meyer noted of the differences between the two belief systems. “One starts from data of the natural world, one starts from Scripture.” READ MORE