Re: Consequences of the fall
Moorad Alexanian (alexanian@UNCWIL.EDU)
Fri, 10 Oct 1997 15:43:56 -0500 (EST)
At 03:33 PM 10/10/97 -0400, David Campbell wrote:
>>Does all of this mean that the effects of the Fall must have been
>>detectable in some scientific sense?
>Two additional confounding factors make it harder to detect:
>Effects of Satan's fall could be present much earlier in time. Does
>science have anything untainted for comparison?
>Are effects of Adam and Eve's fall necessarily chronologically afterwards?
>Certainly it takes a lot of work to avoid reaching the conclusion that
>we're fallen, and studies of human behavior or psychology will detect
>these, but without the Bible we won't understand it.
I do not believe we can know the true effects of the Fall since we do not
know what was before it. We only know the creation was good and now it is
what we experience it to be.