My wife Andrea says I am not genteel - unless it means something different
in the US but it's not in my Englsih- American phrasebook.
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From: "D. F. Siemens, Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 11:28 PM
Subject: Re: Genesis One and Concordism (was a lot of other things
> You and Howard phrase things as you do because you are more genteel. The
> correct understanding is that God is smart enough to agree with me.
> On Mon, 18 Feb 2002 21:41:20 -0000 "Michael Roberts"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I prefer " How to play intellectual ping-pong" In every argument it
> > is
> > either PING or PONG and never PING-PONG.
> > This is not my original but comes from an essay by Basil Mitchell
> > "How to
> > play theoloigcal ping-pong" so we always take the two extremes and
> > say
> > choose one
> > Creation/Evolution
> > Jesus of History / Risen Lord
> > Lots more examples from every sphere of society.
> > Michael
> > > 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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