Re: Black Sea Flood

From: Jan de Koning (
Date: Sat May 04 2002 - 09:34:01 EDT

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    At 10:12 PM 03/05/02 -0400, Walter Hicks wrote:
    >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
    > > ages.
    > > 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.

    That is practically answering with a question again. I do not know what to
    reply except that it is very unclear to me how you do not understaand us
    phiklosophical, mathemaatival types.


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