Re: A Variation on Van Till

From: george murphy (
Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 08:56:51 EDT

  • Next message: "Re: A Variation on Van Till" wrote:

    > 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
    theological dangers.



    George L. Murphy
    "The Science-Theology Interface"

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