Re: [asa] Interpretive Question for Polygenists

From: David Opderbeck <dopderbeck@gmail.com>
Date: Wed Oct 24 2007 - 11:18:06 EDT

But even if we wanted to go with that variant, the context seems pretty
clear that the nations arise from one man (Adam) and are judged by one man
(Christ).

On 10/23/07, gordon brown <gbrown@colorado.edu> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2007, Jon Tandy wrote:
>
> > I think it's the result of a bad translation. Acts 17:26 says, "He made
> > from one blood (haima) all nations of men..." Haima means blood or
> kindred,
> > not necessarily one individual man. This could certainly be true for
> either
> > a recent or ancient development of mankind.
> >
> >
> > Jon Tandy
> >
>
> The Alexandrian text says "from one" without saying one what. So that
> doesn't help much.
>
> Gordon Brown (ASA member)
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