From: Walter Hicks (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Sep 14 2003 - 14:51:58 EDT
George Murphy wrote:.
> E.g., the 1968 doctrinal statement _This We Believe_ of the Wisconsin
> Evangelical Lutheran Synod explicitly teaches that creation took place in "six normal
> days" and rejects evolution & any attempt to interpret scripture to bring it into accord
> with evolution. They would not say that everyone who thinks the earth is old or accepts
> evolution is going to hell, but they do say that that person teaches false doctrine &
> would refuse church fellowship with him or her.
Thanks for the reference, george. I looked them up on the web and a 1999 update says the
same thing. I found it interesting that they made note that this was primarily a statement
for discussion within the church and not primarily an outreach tool.
It is too bad that ICR and the like would not do likewise and keep their "light" under a
Walt Hicks <email@example.com>
In any consistent theory, there must
exist true but not provable statements.
You can only find the truth with logic
If you have already found the truth
without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
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