The extent to which the authors recognize the implications of their conclusions is difficult to say.
Properly considered, we are told, human beings are just a species of chimpanzee anyway.
A view open to intelligent design can follow the evidence freely. It does not require a particular narrative of how humanity arose.
“If anyone thinks that the study of science and faith should be disparate disciplines, here are more than 656 reasons why they’re wrong.”
The paper is authored by three key scientists in the intelligent design (ID) research program: Ola Hössjer, Günter Bechly, Ann Gauger.