> I don't think it's safe to say "no naturalistic explanation is
>possible." Some atheists express excessive confidence that they will be
>found, but that does not justify the reverse error. Since God is
>omnipotent, He could have caused life to arise by the secondary cause of
I would like to point out that Genesis 1:11 has God commanding a secondary
process to produce life. The verse:
"Then God said, 'Let the LAND produce vegetation:..."
To me this is clearly God using secondary causation. When on considers that
Cairns-Smith has proposed an origin of life scenario in which clay plays a
major role, one must wonder.
Foundation, Fall and Flood