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Discovery Institute (Chris Morgan)

Walter Bradley: For a Greater Purpose

Mind Matters is published by the Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence, but who is Walter Bradley, and why does the Center bear his name? Listen in as Robert J. Marks and William A. Dembski discuss Bradley’s involvement in the Intelligent Design movement, share stories about his boldness of faith in academia, and talk about why they published a biography on his life.

Show Notes

  • 01:08 | Introducing William A. Dembski
  • 02:45 | Background on the book
  • 06:47 | Accolades for Walter Bradley from colleagues
  • 11:19 | Bradley’s book, The Mystery of Life’s Origin
  • 15:10 | Professional celebration of Bradley’s work
  • 17:08 | Walter Bradley under deposition
  • 19:10 | The purpose of the book
  • 19:46 | The story of Bradley sharing his faith in the classroom
  • 22:42 | Dembski’s conflict with Baylor University
  • 25:36 | The secularization of American Christian universities
  • 28:04 | The abuse of science
  • 31:02 | Bradley and Baylor’s atheist student group
  • 32:49 | Bradley’s presentation, “Scientific Evidence for the Existence of God”
  • 35:12 | Dembski’s book, Dalko: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Fastest Pitcher
  • 40:25 | Some For a Greater Purpose teasers

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Walter Bradley: For a Greater Purpose