If you read the article, you will see that he is not in anyway promoting the teaching of Creationism. In fact, he seems to be against it.
Wilson said he thought Christians could both love God and agree with Darwin.
``But I think the jury is out about whether the theory of Natural selection, as defined by neo-Darwinians is true,’’ he said. ``But these are scientific rather than religious questions’’.
Recently, 12,000 clergy in the US signed a statement about science and religion declaring:
``To argue that God’s loving plan of salvation for humanity precludes the full employment of the God-given faculty of reason is to attempt to limit God, an act of hubris.’’
The clergy, from many different traditions, jointly stated they believed that the timeless truths of the Bible and the discoveries of modern science could comfortably coexist.
``We believe that the theory of evolution is a foundational scientific truth, one that has stood up to rigorous scrutiny and upon which much of human knowledge and achievement rests.
``To reject this truth or to treat it as one theory among others is to deliberately embrace scientific ignorance and transmit such ignorance to our children.
``We believe that among Gods good gifts are human minds capable of critical thought and that the failure to fully employ this gift is a rejection of the will of our Creator.’’