In a message dated 02/14/2002 11:06:28 AM Pacific Standard Time,
<< Assuming that God created all life forms in their own "kinds" (however one
chooses to define what this means, but it almost certainly must be above the
level of the species) >>
Actually, proto-scientific peoples divide animals into "kinds" that are 90%
of the time identical to modern species for most birds and for any animals
over the size of a rat. Given that the OT groups animals in a typical
proto-scientific way and that the Hebrews were proto-scientific, they
probably did the same. See Paul H Seely, "The Meaning of Min, 'Kind,'"
Science & Christian Belief, 9:1 (1997), 47-56.
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