Date June 16, 2017
__edited, abiogenesis, New Atheism, origin of life, Rabbi Moshe Averick
The Origin of Life and the New Atheists
June 16, 2017
Guest Paul Nelson
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Why is the origin of life so important when it comes to the debate between the new atheists and those who see evidence for intelligent design? On this episode of ID the Future, Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Paul Nelson interviews Rabbi Moshe Averick on the clues he gleaned from the new atheists themselves.
Rabbi Averick is the author of the book, . He ran educational programs at UCLA and Northridge University in Los Angeles, and then became one of the founding faculty members of Aish Toronto and later at the Shaalvim Rabbinical Seminary in Israel. Nonsense of a High Order: The Confused and Illusory World of the Atheist
Photo by Nathan Jacobson, © Discovery Institute Senior Fellow, Center for Science and Culture Paul A. Nelson is currently a Senior Fellow of the Discovery Institute and Adjunct Professor in the Master of Arts Program in Science & Religion at Biola University. He is a philosopher of biology who has been involved in the intelligent design debate internationally for three decades. His grandfather, Byron C. Nelson (1893-1972), a theologian and author, was an influential mid-20th century dissenter from Darwinian evolution. After Paul received his B.A. in philosophy with a minor in evolutionary biology from the University of Pittsburgh, he entered the University of Chicago, where he received his Ph.D. (1998) in the philosophy of biology and evolutionary theory.