Re: YEC Destroying Faith

From: Robert Schneider <rjschn39@bellsouth.net>
Date: Sat Apr 17 2004 - 04:54:51 EDT

Glenn, it's the YEC logic that doesn't work. Read my essay, "Does the Bible
Teach Science?"
http://www.berea.edu/SpecialProject/scienceandfaith/essay03.asp.

Bob

----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn Morton" <glennmorton@entouch.net>
To: "'Robert Schneider'" <rjschn39@bellsouth.net>; <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 11:18 PM
Subject: RE: YEC Destroying Faith

> Now you finally have the YEC logic. And you understand why what you
> suggest won't work.
>
> I will try to pickle that dead red herring. I prefer dried dark
> herrings, but they are very, very rare. One can find them in Norway
> however. Very salty. :-)
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Robert Schneider [mailto:rjschn39@bellsouth.net]
> > Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 8:24 PM
> > To: Glenn Morton; asa@calvin.edu
> > Subject: Re: YEC Destroying Faith
> >
> >
> > Glenn writes:
> >
> > > Sorry Bob, parallax measurements FALSIFIES ptolemy. The Ptolemaic
> > > system simply can't account for stellar parallax. It is
> > false. If you
> > > chose to say it is true, you are equivocating on the word
> > truth. You
> > > have an entirely different definition of truth than the one used by
> > > Aristotle.
> >
> > Glenn,
> >
> > By that logic, the fact that there is no waters ("upper sea")
> > above the firmament (Hebr. "raqu'i", a solid expanse; Gen.
> > 1:6-8), and no firmament FALSIFIES Genesis 1, your concordist
> > interpretation of 1:11-12 notwithstanding:. Therefore,
> > following your reasoning, I should abandon faith in the Bible
> > and the Lord Jesus that it reveals, since I can no longer
> > trust God to be truthful in the Bible.
> >
> > Bob
> > PS: I prefer my herring pickled.
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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