On evolution and other subjects, this promotes a stale conservatism, well suited to defending orthodoxies.
Earlier this year an ID-friendly scientist contacted me to ask my opinion of the book. He mentioned a former Christian who had lost his faith after reading it.
Staddon’s piece is topical, well written, and carefully reasoned. Coyne is of course free to disagree with Staddon’s conclusions.
“TE thus represents a very deep sink or depression in the landscape of theological and scientific opinion.”
Denis Lamoureux unwittingly encourages Christians to embrace not a meaningful dialogue between faith and science but a self-imposed intellectual captivity.