Re: [asa] Climate change & Christianity (was: Associated Press Reporter Does Science and Peer Review)

From: John Burgeson (ASA member) <>
Date: Fri Oct 30 2009 - 14:40:05 EDT

On 10/30/09, Dehler, Bernie <> wrote:
> It could also be argued that the new creation really is a new creation- the
> old is destroyed and remade. Saving the Earth could be futile like
> rearranging the deck chairs on the sinking Titanic. I think the more one is
> fundamentalist (recent creation, immanent return of Christ), the more they
> won't care about global warning. The more liberal Christian, accepting that
> Christ could tarry another million years or more (which doesn't say much for
> immanency), would be concerned much more about global warming and taking
> care of 'spaceship Earth.'

Possibly, except you don't seem to understand the word "immanency" as
I do. I think the idea is quite independent of our civilization's life

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