Evangelicalism & the Stoned Camels!
- --- In BereanSpirit@yahoogroups.com, "Robert H. Brandon"
<rhbrandon@h...> wrote, in part:
> "Evangelicalism" is rooted in the reaction ofHMMMMM!
> 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). . .
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"Sincerely,
> 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.
> The interpretation of the text by some is wrong.