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Intelligent Design: Slowly Going Out of Style?

posted on June 10, 2014

At The Atlantic, Emma Green covers the results of last week’s Gallup poll and reports that belief in intelligent design has diminished slightly. “Despite this decline, trends hint that a small, fascinating change is happening among believers: Science and religion are seeming more compatible.” In the survey, 46 percent of people said evolution was compatible with their beliefs, and 28 percent said that the Bible may be literal but can be interpreted in different ways. “There’s room for ambiguity in faith these days, it seems,” Green writes. “Science doesn’t have to negate God; one man’s Bible interpretation doesn’t invalidate another’s.”

Read at The Atlantic