Re: New Pope on Darwinism - NO!

From: Robert Schneider <rjschn39@bellsouth.net>
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 06:53:09 EDT

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From: "jack syme" <drsyme@cablespeed.com>
To: "Robert Schneider" <rjschn39@bellsouth.net>; "Michael Roberts"
<michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>; "George Murphy" <gmurphy@raex.com>;
"Denyse O'Leary" <oleary@sympatico.ca>; <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 11:57 PM
Subject: Re: New Pope on Darwinism - NO!

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>> Benedict XVI is quoted as saying, "We are not some casual and meaningless
>> product of evolution.
>> Each of us is the result of a thought of God. Each of us is willed, each
>> of us is loved, each of us is necessary."
>>
>> If I may offer my own spin contra ID, in his first sentence the pope is
>> rejecting a materialist interpretation of evolution, not a biological
>> paradigm. In the second and third sentences he is stating a theological
>> truth. The latter are in conflict with the first, but not with the
>> science of evolution.
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> Wait a minute here. I am not a proponent of ID, but I dont necessarily
> accept your statement that the second and third sentences are in conflict
> with the first. Why cant each of us be both a product of evolution and a
> result of the thought of God?
>
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