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anonymous.shyster's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by anonymous.shyster

"That would be against all the genomic evidence that we've assembled over the last 20 years, so not likely at all."

Better throw that evidence out!

"Without Adam, the work of Christ makes no sense whatsoever in Paul's description of the Gospel, which is the classic description of the Gospel we have in the New Testament," Mohler says.

Did it ever make any sense? Someone ate an apple, therefore death. Someone was nailed to a cross, therefore eternal life.

But if you read the Bible as poetry and allegory as well as history, you can see God's hand in nature — and in evolution.

Good idea about the allegory, though history? History doesn't really support it, unless it's the history of allegory. Good thing they're coming around on this metaphor bit, soon it'll move from metaphor to myth/fairytale where it belongs.

Mon, 29 Aug 2011 21:44:13 UTC | #865326