Re: Do animals ever "sin" (was something else)

From: Jan de Koning (
Date: Mon Feb 04 2002 - 17:03:37 EST

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    As far as I remember, I replied last week that man does not have a soul,
    but that man is a soul. I quoted some texts from HS, indicating that the
    word "nephesh" was often translated as "living being", for example in
    Gen.1. When the word was used in Gen.2, Adam received a "soul" instead of
    becoming a living being. I believe, I referred to writings of some

    Jan de K.

    At 04:14 PM 03/02/02 -0500, Walter Hicks wrote:
    >Woodward Norm Civ WRALC/TIEDM wrote:
    > >
    > > Thanks for the response.
    > >
    > > Perhaps as expected, I do not agree with much of your conclusions, but you
    > > have opened my mind on some concepts which I did not think about before...
    > >
    > > In that passage in Romans, it does seem to indicate that all creatures are
    > > yearning for the time that we may reunite in that eternal Paradise on High,
    > > just as we were together in that earthly Paradise long ago.
    >In several recent posts, the theory that animals have souls has been
    >stated. No definition of a souls was posted -- that I noticed.
    >That Jesus was the Savior for man has not been brought into doubt by ASA
    >mwmbers (so far) ---- but what about the animals? If they really have
    >souls (as many think), then can they sin? Do they have a Savior also?
    >(Do Ducks have a "Duck Savior"?) Where all does this leave
    >"conventional" Christianity?
    >I wonder
    >Walt Hicks <>
    >In any consistent theory, there must
    >exist true but not provable statements.
    >(Godel's Theorem)
    >You can only find the truth with logic
    >If you have already found the truth
    >without it. (G.K. Chesterton)

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