Re: Genesis One and Concordism (was a lot of other things previously)

From: Howard J. Van Till (
Date: Mon Feb 18 2002 - 11:20:45 EST

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    >From: John W Burgeson <>

    > Jim wrote: "Eventually God will ask us if we 100% believe or 0%."
    > I really doubt that. I see Christianity as the establishing of an agape
    > love relationship. Whether one "believes 100%" in some statement of
    > history does not really seem important to that.
    > Soul: Well, God, here I am.
    > God: First question. Did you believe 100% in the virgin birth?
    > Soul: Well, I didn't disbelieve, but I have to admit I had some doubts.
    > God: (pulls the lever).
    > See Taylor's "The Myth of Certainty." It should be required reading for
    > any Christian who thinks he thinks he thinks. (3 part duplication
    > intentional).

    Perhaps one character trait of any form of fundamentalism (religious,
    political, racial, etc.) is its binary logic: You're either "us" or "them."
    Given that approach, the tribal "God" is presumed to be of the same "mind."

    Howard Van Till

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