Re: origin of life and such
George Murphy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 17 Dec 1998 11:34:06 -0500
Moorad Alexanian wrote:
> At 07:25 AM 12/15/98 -0500, George Murphy wrote:
> > Hooking up with a parallel thread, the goal of evolution from a Christian
> >standpoint is not just humanity but humanity (& thus the creation) indwelt
> by God -
> >i.e., the Incarnation & the recapitulation of "all things" in Christ
> (Eph.1:10 e.g.).
> >We are now only ~2000 years away from the birth of Christ, & 2000 years
> out of 10^10 is
> >a pretty tiny fraction. On this scale even another 10^10 years wouldn't
> represent any
> >"delay" of the parousia.
> >George L. Murphy
> Do you mean "the goal of God through evolution" by "the goal of evolution."
> The latter sounds somewhat deistic.
I mean the former. Eph.1:10 states God's goal, & evolution seems to be the way
in which God is bringing this about.
George L. Murphy