Date: Tue Sep 16 2003 - 19:25:05 EDT
>>>I tend to treat the story of Adam and Eve as more than a total allegory
and Ibelieve that "good and evil" were placed in mankind via a direct
interaction with god. This, for no other reason than it makes some sense to
me. Of course Glenn would argue that the timing is all wrong.
I believe that the RC church takes a position like that with respect to
Just to clarify the matter, the RCC takes the position that soul, imbued
with the knowledge of good and evil, was specially and instantaneously
created (and still is everyday when a new human being forms in the womb),
Pius XII, Humani Generis 36.
No allowance for the 'evolution' of the soul - and therefore moral
knowledge - is made. And I don't see how it could be.
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