Genomes & Genesis

New DNA Research Gives More -Evidence for Our Intelligent Design

In 2016, I gave a talk titled "How the Greatest Challenges Can Become the Greatest Opportunities for the Gospel."1 Such challenges can occur in all areas of life, of course, but I illustrated the point with scientific challenges—specifically, with scientific concepts related to the origin of humanity. As recently as 20 years ago, these concepts seemed to be insurmountable challenges to the traditional biblical view of human origins. But thanks to scientific advances, these concepts have been replaced with new insights that turn these challenges into evidence for the Christian faith.

The Challenge of Junk DNA

One challenge centers on so-called junk...


is a biochemist and Vice President of Research and Apologetics at Reasons to Believe ( His books include The Cell's Design (2008) and Creating Life in the Lab (2011).

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #42, Fall 2017 Copyright © 2024 Salvo |


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