Re: concordism

Murphy (
Thu, 30 Jan 1997 07:59:23 -0500

Rob Wahl wrote:
> I was curious about the reference to concordism, so I found this definition
> with a lycos search:
> "scientific and theological views are interpretative methodologies that
> carry equal weight and their conclusions must be reconciled"
> What's wrong with that?

There would be nothing wrong with it IMO if it meant that
science & theology should agree at the interface of their respective
areas. But in practice it often means thinking of a biblical account as
if it were the same type of thing as a modern scientific account, & then
distorting either it or scientific theories to make them agree.
George Murphy