Re: Response to: Let's End the Bible Versus Science Conflict

Date: Tue Feb 04 2003 - 12:31:24 EST

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    In a message dated 2/4/03 12:01:45 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

    > Although "biblical literalism" has been singled out as the culprit causing
    > many conservative Christians to reject modern scientific theories, the
    > difficulty stems from a handful of translation errors and flawed
    > interpretation. When mistakes are corrected, GPA insists, Bible and science
    > difficulties disappear.
    > _______________________________________________

    It is not untoward to attempt interpretation of Genesis. The Talmudists and
    the Kabbalah both claim that Genesis contains allegories. This specifically
    means that as far as the Jews are concerned, the true meaning is veiled and
    MUST be interpreted from the surface material and WAS NEVER meant to be read
    literally. Why don't we heed their opinions on their own written material?


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