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

From: Alexanian, Moorad <alexanian@uncw.edu>
Date: Thu Jul 10 2008 - 14:50:01 EDT

Perhaps my choice of the word "heaven" was not the best way to describe
the original creation.

Moorad

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

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.
>
> Gordon Brown (ASA member)
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