Re: [asa] Designed Kangaroos?

From: gordon brown <gbrown@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Thu Aug 02 2007 - 22:20:44 EDT

I did not mean to deduce what John believed about earthquakes before men
were around, but rather to note the use of phraseology that some would
consider unnecessary.

Gordon Brown (ASA member)

On Thu, 2 Aug 2007, D. F. Siemens, Jr. wrote:

> On Thu, 2 Aug 2007 15:28:01 -0600 (MDT) gordon brown
> <gbrown@Colorado.EDU> writes:
>> I don't know what this presentation said, but the answer is in
>> Genesis.
>> There were deserts before the Fall. (Gen. 2:5a) Also note that even
>> after
>> the Garden was planted, it needed to be watered by water from a
>> river.
>> Do the YECs also address the question as to whether there were
>> earthquakes
>> before the Fall? John must have thought that there might have been
>> some
>> pretty big ones. (See Rev. 16:18.)
>> Gordon Brown (ASA member)
> I have to agree with you about deserts, but all that is claimed about
> earthquakes is that it was the greatest in human history. So it could
> have happened any time during 6000 (?) years, not necessarily during the
> first short time of human existence. You're reading scripture like a YEC,
> making it say what you want it to say.
> Dave (ASA)

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