Re: Fw: Re: [asa] A Global warming skeptic to speak

From: George Murphy <>
Date: Fri Jan 16 2009 - 14:32:30 EST

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From: "Preston Garrison" <>
To: "Christine Smith" <>; "ASA list"
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 2:17 PM
Subject: Re: Fw: Re: [asa] A Global warming skeptic to speak

>> > This is why whenever I speak to the issue in a public forum
>>> (such as this one), as much as I affirm the climate change
>>> science and the urgency with which I think the issue needs
>>> to be dealt with, I take care in the same breath to
>>> categorically denounce any hint that we should lose hope or
>>> faith over the issue, or that somehow other issues such as
>>> the economy or health care should be diminished. There must
>> > be a proper balance between our calling as creation
>> > stewards, as urgent as that calling may be, and our
>>> Christian hope and calling in other arenas.
>>> In Christ,
>>> Christine (ASA member)
>>> "For we walk by faith, not by sight" ~II
>> > Corinthians 5:7
> I think it was Jonathan Edwards who remarked that humanity was like a
> drunk who is always falling off the horse on one side and then getting
> back on and falling off the other side.

This metaphor is due to Luther, but of course Edwards might have used it
(with or without knowing its origin) also.


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