Re: Pejudice? Cowardice? Re: A Peace Proposal

From: William Hamilton <>
Date: Fri Feb 13 2004 - 19:32:02 EST

On Monday, February 2, 2004, at 11:00 AM, John W Burgeson wrote:

> The Christian laity who accept YEC have none of the above
> characteristics
> to deal with. (1) They recognize t hat there is controversy, but, if
> their interests, jobs, etc. are in other fields, all they are aware of
> is
> a few scientists squabbling over arcane details; nothing "horrible"
> going on. (2) Suppose your job is clerking at a department store. Or
> working in the accounts receivable office. Or building houses, Or even
> doing aircraft engineering (one of my own dear YEC friends). The
> question
> of origins is not very important. Let the experts quibble. Just believe
> the gospel and go on. (3) Nobody dies when Ken Ham spouts forth his
> nonsense.

Nevertheless, we have heard that many a pastor who would like to
disabuse his congregation
of bad science and bad theology doesn't dare because his congregation
is adamantly
opposed to any teaching against the YEC view. Seems to me like a
vicious circle.

Bill Hamilton Rochester, MI 248 652 4148
Received on Fri Feb 13 19:28:26 2004

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