Re: [asa] Fwd: ACT Events in Jan & Feb 2009

From: David Opderbeck <dopderbeck@gmail.com>
Date: Wed Jan 21 2009 - 11:29:32 EST

So Bernie, now you're the spelling police as well as the authority on
exactly what Gen. 2 meant to the original audience and how we should
understand it? :-)

If you're interested buy the handout, read it carefully, and then (a) you'll
see that your first impressions are probably mistaken; and (b) we could talk
about it points of agreement and disagreement intelligently.

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Dehler, Bernie <bernie.dehler@intel.com>wrote:

> Excerpt said:
> "Was Adam the first human whom God created directly from nothing or was
> humanity, as the OT suggested, 'made' from preexisting materiel?"
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> I was surprised they had a misspelling in their email flyer- "materiel"
> (they meant "material"). But I noticed it also passed spelling checker and
> has a definition.
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> Yes- the OT says man was made from dirt- pre-existing material. The OT
> does *not* say he was made from nothing- so what's going on here? Are
> they implying "pre-existing materiel" means lower life-forms? If so, the
> Bible doesn't say or suggest that.
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> Bernie
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> Of possible interest to list members in the NY Metro area. (If anyone is
> in the area and wants to go, get in touch with me, maybe we can carpool).
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> David W. Opderbeck
> Associate Professor of Law
> Seton Hall University Law School
> Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology
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> Dear Friends of ACT,
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> Happy New Year.
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> We commence 2009 with 3 *ACT Seminars* from the Question of Origins
> series. These seminars will be held at Hunter College, West Building, Room
> 508 in New York from 12.10pm - 1.00pm in January and February. Please join
> us and let your friends know. *Registration is free of charge*, hosted by
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> *1. Jan 25 (Sun): Q1 Origin of the Universe - Cosmogony (The Big Bang)<http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102419201353&e=001hKoKdaJl95m8WhKUvPkgUxuPeHZblLXGo6plCTcS5BrOGEkps1GU4MH4DrtvCuuM_SjzNDiqeia1aGq_eGCnSMe51zLyt6aVZRe89D9B5RZNGjsGDVtCiVlchMc8C1YgVgcwgqlkO4KPwxNzfZlTOR29rL9wBte3>
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> *We will examine the implications of The Big Bang Model of cosmology for
> Christian belief. Do the philosophical and scientific consequences of the
> Big Bang Model of the origin of the universe negate the Christian doctrine
> of creation? We shall consider Stephen Hawking's proposal for a
> non-boundaried universe as well as the philosophies of Richard Swinburne
> and William Lane Craig in defense of the contingency and future of creation.
> We conclude that the Christian belief in the universe as (possibly one among
> many) created by God is not inconvergent with current understanding of human
> inquiry. To purchase the accompanying book, please go to
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> *We will examine the implications of the Big Birth theory for the
> emergence of organic life for a biblical and confessional Christian faith.
> We shall discuss life on Mars and what is called Second Genesis, life deep
> in the crust o the earth and the oceans. The important theories of RNA and
> Thioester Worlds will also be examined. We conclude that the latest findings
> in origin of life research is convergent with the biblical doctrine of
> creation. To purchase the accompanying book, please go to
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> *In the study of human origins, paleoanthropology has come to challenge
> theological anthropology as the most convincing way to describe the rise of
> humans. But what exactly does the Bible say? And what can science affirm?
> Was Adam the first human whom God created directly from nothing or was
> humanity, as the OT suggested, 'made' from preexisting materiel? Were there
> more than one type of humans? What of the 'others' of Gen. 6? Were the
> Neanderthals and the Hobbits of Indonesia different human species? In this
> murky world of making sense of deep history, we find significant convergence
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