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February 12th, 2010, 05:01 PM #1
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Bible : Not a Modern Science Textbook
That's the official policy of the General Synod of the Anglican Church.Many Christians have been stung by criticisms which attempt to associate them with American fundamentalists who have waged a high-profile campaign in the US in favour of Creationism, or so-called Intelligent Design theory.
Capon added: "I am not suggesting that we should take the Bible, the inspired word of God, with anything other than the utmost seriousness and reverence. But we make a category mistake if we try to read it as a modern scientific textbook. We should be very wary of staking everything on proving or disproving a particular scientific proof.
"Rejecting much mainstream science does nothing to support those Christians who are scientists in their vocation or strengthen the Christian voice in the scientific area. Christians have always taken their part in scientific endeavour and in unlocking the mysteries of the whole of God's creation."Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk. -- Henry David Thoreau
February 12th, 2010, 05:41 PM #2"I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend to be one of those deaf-mutes" Or Should I?
Chapter 25, The Catcher in the Rye
February 12th, 2010, 08:13 PM #3
Ali G... one of my favorites. Especially where he accuses Dr Dino of taking a deuce and not flushing =)
February 12th, 2010, 08:27 PM #4
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Considering modern science textbooks won't be modern science textbooks in 100 years, the only thing I can think to say is "duh!"Hillary for Wall Street. Sanders for WE THE PEOPLE.
February 12th, 2010, 09:33 PM #5http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOtab0BKOGY
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You cannot make peace with dictators. You have to destroy them–wipe them out!
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