Re: A case for Christianity that does use ID or YEC arguments

From: jack syme <drsyme@cablespeed.com>
Date: Fri Jan 30 2004 - 22:54:09 EST

46% have a YEC view, how sad.

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From: "wallyshoes" <wallyshoes@mindspring.com>
To: <douglas.hayworth@perbio.com>
Cc: <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Friday, January 30, 2004 3:01 PM
Subject: Re: A case for Christianity that does use ID or YEC arguments

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>
> douglas.hayworth@perbio.com wrote:
>
> > Dear list friends,
> >
> > I have a friend whose brother has attacked him for his Christian belief,
> > chastising him for teaching his home-schooled children from a Christian
> > perspective, which includes the doctrine of Creation. In defense, my
> > friend has tried to use intelligent design arguments to show that
evolution
> > does not have all the answers such that it makes belief in God obsolete.
I
> > have worked hard to persuade my friend not to use the ID apologetic (I
sent
> > him one of Van Till's articles as well as the chapter on properly
> > interpreting Genesis 1 from Charles Hummel's _Galileo Connection_). I
> > could also send him Keith Miller's new book.
> >
> > However, I would like to find for him a good layperson-accessible
article
> > or book that he can use to defend theism and Christianity against his
> > brother's evolution-and-science-make-belief-in-God obsolete rhetoric. I
> > was wondering if any one can suggest a good, non-ID, stand-alone article
or
> > book written for this apologetic purpose (to a materialist/scientism
> > audience). The classic "Mere Christianity" and even "Evidence that
Demands
> > a Verdict", although useful in their own contexts, don't address this
> > audience very well.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Douglas
>
> I recently stumbled across a web site called
http://www.answersincreation.org/
>
> It may be of some help
>
> Walt
>
>
>
> --
> ===================================
> Walt Hicks <wallyshoes@mindspring.com>
>
> In any consistent theory, there must
> exist true but not provable statements.
> (Godel's Theorem)
>
> You can only find the truth with logic
> If you have already found the truth
> without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
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