From: Jim Eisele (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Oct 28 2002 - 13:41:20 EST
>A creationist takes it on faith that the biblical account of Creation
>is historically true.
Um, is this anything to base the direction of your life on? It's
not just faith, as in I'm 95% sure and I'll trust God for the rest.
It's more like "I know it's false but I can't bear to accept it just
>The Bible is a collection of books. They must each be treated on their own
>merits; and the gospels, for my money especially Mark and Luke, are as
>a historical foundation as for any history in the ancient world.
I don't mean to be argumentative. But, I wonder about the logic here.
Adam and Eve are false, the creation account is false. Thus, Jesus
"plopping into humanity" to save everyone from their sins seems a bit
outdated, don't you think?
My time on this list may be outdated as well, as I head over to the agnostic
list. How shaky is Christianity's foundation becoming? I'll leave it at
that for the purposes of this list.
Genesis in Question
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