From: George Murphy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Sep 20 2003 - 19:46:35 EDT
Glenn Morton wrote:
> >This much more I will say, Joe. If I really believed the Bible taught
> >what you think it teaches, I could not in any way take it seriously.
> The problem is that they don't really believe what the Bible actually says.
> (I know G. Murphy will only say this is a possible interp), but it is pretty
> clear to me that the Bible says that God used land and water to produce
Obviously a YEC interpretation of the Bible is possible - even for those who do
see that Gen.1 does speak of creation of living things from the waters and the earth.
Millions of Christians through the centuries, including some pretty smart ones, held
this view. But YEC is (a) not the only way of reading the Bible and (b) in light of
scientific developments is in massive conflict with what we know about the world. Thus
this interpretation is untenable today.
George L. Murphy
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