Re: Evolution and Christianity
Arthur V. Chadwick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 22 Oct 1997 09:56:44 -0700
At 12:25 PM 10/21/97 -0500, Moorad wrote:
>If speciation did indeed take place and gave rise to the complexities we now
>have, then we will find that fact consistent with Scripture. However, I do
>not believe that the converse is true, that is, that Scripture can be used
>to make such specific scientific predictions. For instance, from Genesis we
>may conclude that the universe is not eternal and thus had a beginning.
>However, that is a far cry from specific scientific theories which may
>indicate how the universe subsequently developed. Perhaps I can be
>enlightened since I am a newcomer to the block.
How about for Genesis 6 and 7 that there was a global catastrophic flood
that wiped out much of the world a few thousand years ago? Does the Bible
state this in unambiguous terms? (Did Jesus reference its literalness?
Did Peter predict its denial in the last days?