> In the August 6, 2001 edition of Christianity Today, Howard J. Van
> Till wrote an article called "What Good is Stardust?". Given the
> profound theological relation between God's creative Word and the
> Cosmos, I believe my variation on a quote from his article his
> warranted. The quote is verbatim with my slight variations in square
> brackets: As Christians, we ought not be surprised at this. After
> all, if the universe is a creation [Word] that was given by the One
> who is infinitely creative and who is characterized by love of
> qualities like beauty and harmony, would we not expect the creation
> [Word] to be a cosmos? In light of this thoroughly Christian point of
> view, I would suggest that the discovery of profoundly beautiful and
> theologically significant geometric symmetries of the Holy Bible
> should elicit the greatest curiosity and interest by all who love
> God's Word. It is my hope and prayer that my work will be given, at
> the very least, a fair hearing.
God's Word is not creation but creator (Jn.1:1-3), not "made"
but "begotten." Your alteration of Howard's text is fraught with
George L. Murphy
"The Science-Theology Interface"
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