RE: Science/religion article featuring Bill Phillips

From: gordon brown (
Date: Fri Oct 26 2001 - 17:25:51 EDT

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    On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, Woodward Norm Civ WRALC/TIEDM wrote:

    > "Let's imagine we do learn a lot more, and it is really pointing us to the
    > idea of a Creator," Mr. [sic] Phillips said. "It's difficult to see how that
    > will point to a Creator who wants a personal relationship with us, who loves
    > us, who wants us to love each other, who has expectations for us that come
    > to us by the wisdom of Scriptures."
    > Allan Harvey,
    > ___________________________________
    > And, of course, that is a correct statement.
    > I believe that the Scriptures has promised that anyone closely observing the
    > World will eventually confirm a Creator. However, it should not be left to
    > science to disclose His attributes.
    > Norm


    Although I fully agree with the statement by Bill Phillips quoted by Allan
    Harvey, I only partly agree with your statement that follows it. Romans
    1:18-23 seems to indicate that enough can be learned about God through his
    creation to make idolatry inexcusable.

    Gordon Brown
    Department of Mathematics
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0395

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