Re: Evolution wars

Date: Wed Dec 18 2002 - 08:28:50 EST

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    In a message dated 12/18/02 12:40:58 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

    > the way of thinking 300 years ago is different from the
    > way of thinking now,and that was different from the way of thing 600 years
    > ago etc. Consequently we must always take into account the way of thinking
    > of the time the bible books were written. If Moses had written in 21st
    > century language (way of thinking) no-one would have understood him.
    > To be sure that you understand me and many others on this interchange
    > properly:
    > I believe that God created this universe.
    > I believe that man sinned and was punished, thus losing the abilities he
    > had.
    > I believe that Jesus Christ came and died for our (that is believers') sins.
    > I believe that Jesus will come back to judge the living and the dead.
    > And I believe that God could have used evolution to develop the universe.

    God DID use evolution to develop the universe. I would say it a little more
    definitively. I have no issue with your other statements. It is a healthy
    admonition that we take into account the time the Bible books were written.

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