Re: Another "Daily Telegraph" letter.

From: M.B.Roberts (
Date: Tue Apr 10 2001 - 17:01:18 EDT

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    > I didn't think YEC views are very common among UCCF- I used to live in
    > Leicester (where UCCF are based) and have known quite a few people who
    > work for UCCF. None of them have been YEC, or if they were, they haven't
    > mentioned it.

    I know of some,
    > Neither when I was doing my undergrad degree (Oxford) or my Master's
    > (Sussex) did there seem to be many holding YEC views within the CUs- it
    > seemed quite rare. Up in St Andrews it has been quite different. I did
    > join the CU at one point, and a bit later one of the members of the then
    > Committe did point out to me that when one joins one signs a declaration
    > to say that one accepts the Bible as the Word of God and supreme in all
    > matters of faith, and thus one would accept a young universe created over
    > a 6-day period.

    Why should one accept a 6 day creation if you accept the Bible's authority?
    > The UCCF Doctrinal Basis is silent on the issue. One YEC criticism of UCCF
    > I have heard is that its Doctrinal Basis doesn't say that the world is
    > young.

    Exactly and long may it remain so

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