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

From: gordon brown <Gordon.Brown@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Thu Jul 10 2008 - 13:17:40 EDT

On Thu, 10 Jul 2008, Alexanian, Moorad wrote:

> Gordon, I am not sure I understand. I did not describe heaven. I have not been there!
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> Moorad
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Sin entered the original creation. That won't happen in the heaven that I
am looking forward to. Therefore I don't think that the original creation
was heaven.

Gordon Brown (ASA member)

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> On Thu, 10 Jul 2008, Alexanian, Moorad wrote:
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>> 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?
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> Moorad,
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> If the original creation was heaven indeed, your description makes it
> sound a lot less inviting.
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> Gordon Brown (ASA member)
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