Re: [asa] Suffering/Predation in the natural order

From: Bethany Sollereder <bsollereder@gmail.com>
Date: Thu Jul 10 2008 - 11:30:50 EDT

Moorad,

What do you mean by "original creation"? Historically there has never been
a time when death was not in the picture. There was no Eden. So unless you
want to do some "fall of the angels thing" before the earth was formed, you
can't back up a cosmic fall.

Bethany

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 9:20 AM, gordon brown <Gordon.Brown@colorado.edu>
wrote:

> On Thu, 10 Jul 2008, Alexanian, Moorad wrote:
>
> Perhaps the original creation was heaven indeed. However, beings with free
>> will were part of it and were no mere automatons. Of course, laws must be
>> part of the original creation and the free agents broke the laws that
>> carried corresponding consequences. The latter may be what we now observe
>> and experience. Is that what the Scripture is actually telling us?
>>
>>
>>
>>
> Moorad,
>
> If the original creation was heaven indeed, your description makes it sound
> a lot less inviting.
>
> Gordon Brown (ASA member)
>
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