From: Howard J. Van Till (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Sep 19 2003 - 08:49:35 EDT
>From: George Murphy <email@example.com>
> What I have argued is not that RFEP should be rejected but that it should
> be based on an appropriate christology.
Yes, but you would make that Christological grounding explicit ONLY IF it
is to function as a Christian doctrinal statement and NOT as a statement of
presupposition for the historical natural sciences generally. As I have
repeatedly said, the RFEP is stated to satisfy the latter role, not the
> RFEP formulated on that basis can support the sciences at
> least as well as RFEP which is simply postulated.
Yes, of course it could do that for a major portion of the CHRISTIAN
community, but then the larger SCIENTIFIC community could not sign on
because of its exclusively Christian content.
Howard Van Till
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