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Re: [M & B] Christians and Evolution/Young Earth!

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  • Tom Farr
    Thanks Robert, I seem to be making several mistakes today....blame it on solar flares ;-) ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 29, 2010
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      Thanks Robert,
      I seem to be making several mistakes today....blame it on solar flares ;-)


      On 3/29/10 9:45 PM, "Robert Baty" <rlbaty@...> wrote:

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      > Tom,
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      > I'll help you out and we can do it this way and maybe make it for a little
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      > Tom Farr wrote, in part:
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      > Brian (McLaren, author of "A New Kind of Christianity") assumes that the
      > mechanics of God's creation have involved the process of evolution.
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      > I suspect that a great many Christians assume the same.
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      > I would certainly not personally work up a sweat defending the notion that one
      > must believe in 7 literal 24 hour days of creation in order to be a faithful
      > Christian.
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      > The science seems unassailable that tells us the material universe and, our
      > globe in particular, has been here for an extremely long time, and so have
      > homo sapiens.
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      > So acknowledgement of the evolutionary mechanics of creation seems to be
      > pretty much a given for much of the Christian world.
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      > Here is a link to Brian's book and a link to Wikopedia with a brief quote
      > about the author:
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      > http://www.amazon.com/New-Kind-Christianity-Questions-Transforming/dp/00618539
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      > Wikipedia says of the author......
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      >> > Brian D. McLaren is a prominent,
      >> > controversial evangelical pastor.
      >> > He was recognized as one of Time
      >> > magazine's "25 Most Influential
      >> > Evangelicals in America" in 2005,
      >> > [1] and is the founding pastor
      >> > of Cedar Ridge Community Church
      >> > in Spencerville, Maryland.
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      > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_McLaren
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      > Blessings,
      > Tom Farr
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