While the old guard digs in its heels, younger researchers tend to bring an open and “exploratory” attitude to his presentations, says Professor Behe.
I had heard many public movement leaders say they wanted regular folks like me to engage, but they never really provided an opportunity.
According to the self-effacing scholar, he was always “puzzled when someone describes me as courageous.”
Says Meyer, “There are many many many people who have come up to the water’s edge, who have seen the problems with Darwinian evolution, have counted the cost, and recoiled.”
I want to underscore Phil’s pivotal role in organizing disparate voices critical of Darwinism and convinced of design in nature into a cohesive community.