Re: scientific savvy

From: Rich Blinne <rich.blinne@gmail.com>
Date: Thu Sep 01 2005 - 11:02:40 EDT

On 8/31/05, Randy Isaac <randyisaac@adelphia.net> wrote:
>
> Yesterday's NYTimes article on the aptitude of Americans in science,
> http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/30/science/30profile.html, underscores why
> we will have great difficulty making progress in YEC debate using logic and
> scientific arguments. As many of you have pointed out, it's a biblical issue
> and that's where the discussion needs to focus.
>

We also have trouble making progress due to the lack of biblical literacy.
Christian pollster, George Barna, noted the
following<http://www.newwway.org/barna_03.htm#churches>
:

Certainly, one of [the five most significant trends in the church] would be
> the decline in biblical literacy. Fewer and fewer people have any clue what
> Scripture really teaches, as opposed to what they feel it should teach.
>
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