Stephen Jay Gould
Ever Since Darwin
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."