Re: More Homo erectus religion and other things

Karen G. Jensen (
Wed, 12 Nov 1997 21:00:32 -0600

Hi Glenn,

Tue, 11 Nov 1997 10:26:13 -0600 you wrote (among other things):

>smooth stones and pieces of bone that he believes were arranged
>by humans to pave a 27-foot-wide circle.
> "'They intentionally paved this area for cultural
>activities,' says Mania. 'We found here a large anvil of
>quartzite set between the horns of a huge bison, near it were
>fractured human skulls.'"~Rick Gore, "The First Europeans,"
>National Geographic, July, 1997, p. 110
>Quite frankly, with all the evidence for cannibalism I posted earlier, this
>sounds very much like a religious altar. Could these men have been
>practicing that well-known form of religion--human sacrifice?

It sure looks like it could be.

If so, the
>Christian view of how fossil men fit into a Scriptural framework needs
>serious revision.

Why? I'm curious.

What is your view of "the Christian view of how fossil men fit into the
Scriptural framework"?