Re: Creationist Terminology

Glenn Morton (
Fri, 28 Mar 1997 23:05:56 -0600

At 05:01 PM 3/28/97 -0600, wrote:

> Some TE's do not believe that God intervened in
> any supernatural way and that everything has
> come down from the beginning by purely natural
> mechanisms. This view sounds very much like
> deism to me. (You TE's out there that disagree
> with my definition, please correct me.) I do
> not say that TE denies the supernatural elements
> of Christianity, only that it denies that super-
> natural mechanisms were used in Creation.

Deism is the belief that God never intervenes in the universe after the
initial creation. Any believer CANNOT be a deist by definition, because of
the resurrection which is clearly an intervention. Any TE who believes in
the resurrection is not a deist.


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