Re: Answersingenesis

From: Bill Payne (
Date: Mon Apr 02 2001 - 01:06:52 EDT

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    On Sun, 01 Apr 2001 11:54:44 -0500 "Vince D. Calhoun" <>
    > At 08:33 PM 3/31/2001 -0500, Vandergraaf, Chuck wrote:
    > >With "literal interpretation" I mean an actual Adam and Eve, walking
    > >communing with God in a lush garden, surrounded by an impenetrable
    > >(remember the angels with flaming swords at the gates), a factual
    murder of
    > >Abel by Cain, the flooding of the entire world, an honest-to-goodness
    > >floating axe head, the collapse of the walls of Jericho, etc.
    > >
    > >What changed your views from this interpretation?
    > Are you saying that one has to abandon all these views to have a OEC
    > viewpoint?

    The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) holds the position that we
    accept a variety of views on the age of the earth, but maintain the full
    historicity of Genesis. This includes the creation of a genetically
    unique Adam from dust and Eve from Adam's rib.


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