Re: Re: Fw: Underlying assumptions
Thu, 12 Dec 1996 14:52:54 -0500
Glenn Morton wrote:
> George Murphy wrote:
> > &, I woul;d again note - no one in the biblical story comes to
> >believe in the true God, the one who brought Israel out of Egypt &
> >raised Jesus, from observation of the world & reason.
> Considering the amount of time I spend on origins, you will probably be
> surprised that I absolutely agree with you.
> But these "reason" issues are not for evangelism but for discipleship. I know
> LOTS of people who have left the faith because of observation of the world and
> reason. Lots and lots. Look at Talk.Origins and realise that most ofthe most
> vocal critics of Christianity were once Christians.
Certainly. & so part of Christian education should be to help
Christians understand, at age-appropriate levels, how genuine scientific
knowledge of the world can be held coherently within a Christian view of
reality. That includes pointing out the major limitations of natural