The standard evolutionary account of human origins holds that our population has always been in the thousands and humanity did not descend from an initial pair.
Evangelical Christians who continue to embrace evolutionary ideas in the absence of confirming evidence continue to bet on the wrong horse.
There were a couple of striking things about the debate, where Meyer was overcome early on by a migraine brought on by the bright lights.
“Dialogue,” in practice, can quickly devolve into a monologue where religion is supposed to sit down and shut up the moment there is a point of difference.
What a peculiar thing to do. You invite someone for a “dialogue” and then, only once he’s left the building, do you start debating with him.