Tabletalk: What is your book Signature in the Cell all about? Stephen Meyer: It’s about what I call “the DNA enigma,” the mystery of the origin of the information in living cells and the closely related question of the origin of life, that is, the origin of the first living cell. TT: Your book used discoveries about DNA to argue for intelligent design. Other scientists use the evidence of DNA to argue for common ancestry and naturalistic evolution. How can non-specialists evaluate these complicated arguments? SM: First, the arguments are not actually that complicated. Most people can follow them …
Dr. Stephen C. Meyer directs Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture in Seattle, Wash. He is also a featured teacher in the TrueU video series Does God Exist? designed to help Christian students face the challenge to their worldview that they often encounter in college.