If he could speak to us now, Johnson might remark that his 2019 obituary shows how times have changed — and not necessarily for the better.
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.”
Watch an interview when he was healthy and you will see a man who swam in English like a dolphin loved water.
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.”