Stephen Jay Gould

Ever Since Darwin

Norton, 1977

About Darwin's theory "an evolutionary theory based on chance variation and natural selection ... a rigidly materialistic (and basically atheistic) version of evolution "

"Before Darwin, we thought that a benevolent God had created us ...biology took away our status as paragons created in the image of God." p 33,147,267

Impeaching a Self-Appointed Judge

Review of Phillip Johnson's "Darwin on Trial", Scientific American, 267:118-121

"Scientists simply cannot by its legitimate methods adjudicate the issue of God's possible superintendence of nature. We neither affirm nor deny it; we simply can't comment on it as scientists."

"In Praise of Charles Darwin"

in "Darwin's Legacy", Harper & Row, 1983

"No intervening spirit watches lovingly over the affairs of nature."

He and Niles Eldridge proposed the "punctuated equilibrium" scenario, cited in "Thinking About Evolution", p112.

Evidence from nature Is the universe designed?
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