Re: Exegesis or Eisegesis?

From: Howard J. Van Till (hvantill@novagate.com)
Date: Mon Dec 31 2001 - 13:31:09 EST

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    >From: Peter Ruest <pruest@pop.mysunrise.ch>
     
    > Are you so sure that your way of interpreting the Bible is correct, that
    > you use such suggestive expressions as "I see no justification
    > whatsoever for..." and "sprinkle it with snippets of biblical text
    > dealing with entirely different agendas", or the five-legged-dog story
    > in critique of others who hold many of the same basic points of
    > christian belief as you do?

    And I could ask if you are so sure that your claims regarding the
    inadequacies of the Creation's formational economy are correct that you can
    declare:

    > > Howard's fully capable creational economy ... is a blank theological
    formula which I feel is
    > > scientifically preposterous, because it implies that transastronomical
    amounts of
    > > information are stored for some 10 billion years in literally nothing,
    > > with God doing nothing any more.

    You also say:

    > I would prefer a different style of discussion.

    I agree. Let's end the year on that note of concord.

    Best wishes for a blessed 2002.

    Howard Van Till



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