Re: universality (was Fall of evolved man)

David Campbell (
Fri, 7 Nov 1997 15:38:38 -0400

>> --New Testament passages concerning the Flood use global language:
>> 2Peter 2:5 "did not spare the ancient world...when He
>>brought a
>>flood upon the world of the ungodly."
Edwin Sidney used this verse in 1866 as proof that the flood was limited in
area-only the region inhabited by the ungodly was affected. He rejects
Darwin's newly-published ideas as unsupported, but strongly argues that the
Biblical text supports an old earth and a limited area for the flood. He
clearly is not attempting to justify evolution!

Sidney, E. 1866. Conversations on the Bible and Science. Jarrold and Sons,