Phillip E. Johnson, noted champion of Intelligent Design, dies

By The Christian Post

Phillip E. Johnson, a professor and author credited with helping to found the modern Intelligent Design movement, in an interview uploaded to YouTube by the Access Research Network in 2014. | YouTube/Access Research Network

Phillip E. Johnson, a professor and author credited with helping to found the modern Intelligent Design movement, has passed away at age 79.

Evolution News & Science Today announced on Sunday that the author of books including Darwin on Trial and The Wedge of Truth died peacefully at his home in Berkeley, California, over the weekend.

David Klinghoffer of Evolution News described Johnson as “a key guiding spirit of the intelligent design movement” who debated evolutionists “in the spirit of a gentleman.”

Source:The Christian Post