Re: Kurt Wise on the creation crisis in Christian colleges

From: Michael Roberts <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>
Date: Sat Feb 04 2006 - 15:58:44 EST

Funny that none of the early Christian geologists like de Luc, Townsend,
Buckland, Conybeare, Sedgwick, Henslow, Miller and many many others never
thought of it!!

One cannot get away from the steady succession of species over vast
geological time

Michael

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tjalle T Vandergraaf" <ttveiv@mts.net>
To: "'D. F. Siemens, Jr.'" <dfsiemensjr@juno.com>
Cc: <williamehamiltonjr@yahoo.com>; <mrb22667@kansas.net>; <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 7:44 PM
Subject: RE: Kurt Wise on the creation crisis in Christian colleges

> There may yet be another response. I'm thinking about 1 Cor. 13: 12, "Now
> we
> see but a poor reflection as in a mirror" [NIV], although Paul referred to
> spiritual things. Is it conceivable that there may be another
> interpretation to the geological and fossil records that scientists have
> not
> yet stumbled upon? As scientists, we need to have an open mind and always
> be ready to throw out existing theories if a better theory is presented.
>
> Chuck Vandergraaf
>
>
>>
>> >
>> The only response I've encountered is that the Bible/revelation
>> takes
>> precedence. But this is no real answer.
>> Dave
>>
>>
> Sorry that I forgot a couple other responses. One is that God made the
> universe different to test our faith. The second is that Satan messed up
> the universe. This seems to me to require that the fall of Satan and his
> minions occurred after the fall of Adam and Eve, or at least between
> God's pronouncement that it was very good and Adam's fall. But
> consistency has never been a strong point of YEC eisegesis.
> Dave
>
>
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