Honestly, the scientific establishment would do better by sticking to science.
Shermer tries to rewrite history by insisting that science is built on atheistic assumptions.
There are innumerable descriptions and definitions of theistic evolution. How things are phrased matters a lot.
“The case that human language develops step by step through natural selection is weakened by the fact that no single language gene has ever been discovered.”
It’s always unfortunate when people misconstrue or misrepresent other people.