From: Jan de Koning (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jan 25 2003 - 12:08:40 EST
At 09:23 AM 25/01/2003 -0700, John Burgeson wrote:
>Thus, I'd argue that no human being, Christian or not, can ever have
>"true" knowledge of cows, chickens, or quantum mechanics. Etc. So when you
>(paraphrasing Van Til) write: "Thus, only believers, who by the grace of
>God confess the true God, can have true knowledge, ... ." he errs big time.
I probably should let VanTil answer first, but I feel compelled to say,
that a sentence like you quote may have nothing to do with
quantum-mechanics etc. I believe, that only Christians know The Truth,
that is the truth we read in God's Word about salvation. But no true
Christian will then say: therefor we can have "true" (but this is now
"true" in another context) knowledge of anything physical. Quoting out of
context is not a very nice way to get your point across.
Jan de Koning
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