Originally Posted by Ocean
I just received this news
( I subscribe to NAP communications).
I'll be looking forward to other commenters' thoughts on this.
Especially given that Ayala used to be a priest
, I view this mostly as a positive. I was reminded when reading the above of Georges Lemaître
I am not really happy with the TF's efforts most of the time, as you know, but I do think one productive intermediate step to be pursued in the further maturing of humanity is to convince people that they needn't give up all of their religious beliefs in one fell swoop to accept scientific explanations for natural phenomena.