At 12:07 PM 2/14/02 -0500, Howard J. Van Till wrote:
> >From: "Jim Eisele" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > However, I am uncomfortable mashing the Bible with science. Let the Bible
> > be the Bible.
>Yes, much noise & heat could be avoided by doing exactly that. If we "Let
>the Bible be the Bible" we would stop forcing that text, written in the
>Ancient Near Eastern and Greek/Roman conceptual vocabularies and written to
>address the questions of that day, to provide simple and unambiguous answers
>to modern scientific questions. We would stop trying to settle the endless
>and futile arguments over the age of the universe or the adequacy of
>evolutionary theories by (pious but misguided) appeal to the biblical text.
>Yes, by all means, let the Bible be the Bible.
Hi Howard, Welcome Jim,
The problem is that everyone thinks that they are really doing that--all
different viewpoints seem to claim this position. So who is correct?
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