We are free to accept ad hoc evo psych explanations if we wish. Like astrology and palm reading, they make good conversation pieces.
The depiction of Francis Collins as someone who has developed a good model for integrating faith and science is in many respects a tragic myth.
The critics, including Ethan Siegel, appear to see Meyer much like Voldemort in the Harry Potter series.
The movie opens with Lewis as an outspoken scientific atheist, whose view of science reinforces his bleak materialistic view of the universe.
Imagine a boy who tells a girl he could climb to Jupiter because a natural ladder stretches from our planet to it.