God of the gaps

In Comfort’s latest film, “Evolution vs. God,” he goes up to a bunch of people and demands “observable evidence” of macro-evolution. Not fossils. Not genetics. He wants a time lapse video of a population of fish turning into birds before his eyes (never mind the fact that such a video…

Even Fry knows the God-of-the-gaps argument is an irresponsible one. German preacher and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer is probably one of the first Christians to argue against the idea. He’s quoted as having warned, “If in fact the frontiers of knowledge are being pushed further and further back (and that is…