Re: [asa] (introducing... sin) "Evolutionary Creation" book comments

From: Murray Hogg <>
Date: Thu Oct 01 2009 - 22:24:20 EDT

Hi Schwarzwald,

No need to speak only for yourself here - you've squarely nailed my own sentiment on the matter without a shadow of a doubt.

If there's anybody who wants to discuss my reasons for introducing Romans 7 - I'm all for it. But Bernie's demand that I "precisely and concisely" provide pat answers on complex theological questions so he can offer a critique? Sorry, but that's not a game I have any interest in playing.


Schwarzwald wrote:
> Heya Cameron,
> I can only speak for myself, but part of the problem here is this: I
> have many thoughts on Paul, on sin, on how humanity fell, on when
> humanity became culpable, etc. And personally, I enjoy discussing such
> things. But I'm not all that interested in a dispute for the sake of a
> dispute. So when someone tells me, 'Please tell me your answer, so I can
> critique it and offer an alternative', my interest is gone. That's
> broadcasting, "I'm here for an argument. It's your move, so give me
> something I can disagree with." Great if I'm looking for an argument.
> Not so great if my concern is a discussion where understanding is central.
> So, I don't see anything wrong with saying 'These are the right
> questions. Go read Romans 7 with these questions in mind.' Sure, it
> doesn't provide much meat for an argument. But then, when did arguing
> become so desirable?

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