From: Dick Fischer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 18 2003 - 12:34:32 EDT
>OK. The focus of the RFEP is the formational history of the universe --
>the sort of things that big-bang cosmology, stellar astronomy, historical
>geology and evolutionary biology are interested in.
>Individual events that are not essential to these concerns of the
>historical sciences can, in the spirit of the RFEP's limited focus, be
>handled on an individual basis. The formation of the species Homo sapiens
>would, however, clearly be something to which the RFEP is relevant.
>The RFEP posits that form-conferring divine interventions are unnecessary
>for the formational history of the universe (after t=0) but does not
>categorically exclude them. Minimal naturalism and naturalistic theism do
>go the next step and categorically reject supernatural action. But that's
>a significant step beyond the RFEP.
Our emails crossed paths. This would be explanation enough for
me. Thanks, Howard.
Dick Fischer - Genesis Proclaimed Association
Finding Harmony in Bible, Science, and History
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