Re: Genesis One that Fits

From: Glenn Morton (
Date: Fri Feb 15 2002 - 01:07:09 EST

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    At 12:07 PM 2/14/02 -0500, Howard J. Van Till wrote:

    > >From: "Jim Eisele" <>
    > > 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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