Re: origin of life and such

Robin Mandell (rmandell@jpusa.chi.il.us)
Thu, 17 Dec 1998 19:47:24 -0600

At 11:34 AM 12/17/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Moorad Alexanian wrote:
>>
>> At 07:25 AM 12/15/98 -0500, George Murphy wrote:
>>
>> [deleted]
>>
>> > 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.
>>
>> [deleted]
>>
>> >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
Hey would you mind elaborating on eph 1:10 and evolution in connection.
Andrew