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Evangelicalism & the Stoned Camels!

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  • rlbaty50
    ... HMMMMM! I guess that the young-earth, creation-science movement comes in to play on that point, as well my little Goliath that now seems, most ...
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      --- In BereanSpirit@yahoogroups.com, "Robert H. Brandon"
      <rhbrandon@h...> wrote, in part:

      > "Evangelicalism" is rooted in the reaction of
      > American Protestant Churches to the challenge
      > to the legitimacy and reliability of the Bible
      > in the face of adherents of textual criticism
      > in the latter 19th and 20th centuries (later
      > spreading to an objection to the role of science
      > in interpreting matters theological and the
      > "concession" of some mainline denominations to
      > that with subsequent weakening of the proclamation
      > of the gospel). . .

      HMMMMM!

      I guess that the "young-earth, creation-science" movement comes in to
      play on that point, as well my little "Goliath" that now seems, most
      recently on this list, to have put Chad Seaton on the run:

      > "Goliath of GRAS"

      > Major premise:

      > If God's word (the text) says everything began
      > over a period of six days, is interpreted by
      > some to mean it was six 24-hour days occurring
      > a few thousand years ago, and there is empirical
      > evidence that things are actually much older
      > than a few thousand years, then the interpretation
      > of the text by some is wrong.

      > Minor premise:

      > God's word (the text) says everything began over
      > a period of six days, is interpreted by some to
      > mean it was six 24-hour days occurring a few
      > thousand years ago, and there is empirical evidence
      > that things are actually much older than a few
      > thousand years.

      > Conclusion:

      > The interpretation of the text by some is wrong.

      Sincerely,
      Robert Baty
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