Tue, 25 Feb 1997 18:03:00 -0500
John W. Burgeson wrote:
> George Murphy wrote, in part: "The reason Johnson is popular among many
> Christians is not because people are excited about epistemology but
> because they want to have an excuse to relegate evolution to a minor
> role (or deny it entirely) & not have to think about it or wrestle with
> the religious issues it raises."
> My comment -- perhaps true, but not relevant to the issue.
It isn't relevant if the primary concern is debate among a
relatively few academics. If the primary concern is the welfare and
maturity of the Christian church, it is precisely the issue.