From: Iain Strachan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 01 2003 - 19:21:24 EDT
> Michael wrote, in part: ...If I can persuade a YEC that them
> earth is a million years old and he thinks the DAy age is right then I
> But in Jim's case, he rejected YEC and also Xtianity altogether. I cannot
> rejoice in that, although I don't think the full story is yet written.
> I have several very fine friends who are YEC and by no means trained in
> of the sciences. I have really little reason to try to "persuade them"
I agree 100%. My mother has always taken a literal view of Genesis. She
has an uncomplicated but living faith that has guided her through her life
and has been indispensible since my father died. I used to tell her that
science had proved we were descended from apes and that Adam & Eve was just
a parable. It used to upset her. What was the point of doing that? What
can it possibly add to her faith? Shame on me!
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