Jan de Koning wrote:
> At 03:08 PM 03/05/02 -0400, Walter Hicks wrote:
> >Those who wrote Genesis clearly wrote as though it was history. If there
> >are any written statements in Genesis to say that it is anything other
> >than history, could use please spell out exactly where they appear?
> Where do you base this "clearly" on?
Why do you answer a question with another question?
Sometimes I think that I am one of few on this list who answers the
questions posed to him while only getting another "non answer".
I do not find it clear at all. Gen 1
> is in my opinion clearly a beautiful explanation in a literary (poetic)
> form of the totality of God's creation.
> Even f the human writers inspired by God thought that it was history, it
> could be a compression of history in a short form, skipping over many, many
> Still, why did God inspire someone to write this? I believe, to tell us
> that none of us is without sin, and none of us knows what God exactly did,
> nor do we need to know it.
> Would God try to speak to us in nature in facts which are not true?
I must admit that I am totally lost, Jan.
You must be one of the philosophical people who loose us engineers.
I try to understand but what you are saying seems like a mixture of
viewpoints to me.
-- =================================== Walt Hicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In any consistent theory, there must exist true but not provable statements. (Godel's Theorem)
You can only find the truth with logic If you have already found the truth without it. (G.K. Chesterton) ===================================
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