[creation] Re: evolution

  • From: Percival Tanierla <percy_tan@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: creation@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2005 20:07:16 -0800 (PST)


 I think there is one subject which is seldom
mentioned or discussed  by evolutionist authors. It is
this: the origin of man,s spirit.  This immaterial o 
( or spiritual ) part of  every human being cannot be
explained by the process of evolution.  The
relationship between man,s material  and spiritual 
parts are difficult to explain by evolution.

The best proof for creation is the BIBLE. wITHOUT THE


--- "Dr. Neville Jones" <ntj005@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This is very interesting indeed. One minute we are
> all sailing along quite merrily, the next minute all
> hell breaks loose, if you'll excuse the pun.
> Philip (Snow)'s posting, entitled "HELL!!," covered
> a number of fundamental, doctrinal issues. Should we
> here discuss our disagreements, just as Peter and
> Paul had to reason out theirs? Well, we could do, as
> long as we realize that we are not going to reach a
> concensus.
> You see, on this forum, we have unitarians and
> trinitarians, Catholics and non-Catholics, Jews and
> Gentiles. There is only one thing that unites us all
> - we all accept that the cosmos was created by God.
> In addition to this, I am under an obligation to
> maintain, as our main priority, a technical slant to
> this forum. This is because freelists.org provide
> the service I use, specifically with this proviso.
> I therefore have to decree the following:
> 1. Our discussions are to be primarily concerning
> the scientific, technical and logical aspects of the
> Creation/evolution debate.
> 2. I will allow the discussion of doctrine on the
> forum, as long as it is tolerant and as long as all
> contributors are fully and constantly aware that
> they are not here to convert anyone. (Please do not,
> for example, attack anyone just because they are
> Catholic. If you disagree with a Catholic doctrine -
> as, indeed, I do - then feel free to politely say so
> and give your reasons. Once the point has been made,
> and defended, then we need to move on again with
> those matters that unite us.)
> 3. It is up to the individual as to whether they
> choose to inform the group of their position on
> Scriptural teachings.
> 4. I will, under no circumstances, allow remarks or
> postings that are anti-Jewish.
> Within the context of the above, I am prepared to
> instigate a discussion of the word, "hell," based
> upon my understanding of Scripture:
> The word "hell," used in the King James version of
> the Bible to represent three original Hebrew and
> Greek words, conjures up images of a big, horned,
> tailed, red bloke with something like a pitch fork,
> tormenting people. This is a popular depiction and
> should, of course, be kept separate from any meaning
> that the word itself, which dates from before 1150
> AD (or CE), has.
> The Hebrew word translated as 'hell' is sheol,
> which, as far as I understand it (we do have a
> native Hebrew speaker on this forum who could
> correct me), means the common grave of mankind, that
> is always reaching out for more.
> The two Greek words are hades, which means a grave,
> and gehenna, which means a dump where rubbish is
> burnt.
> Hell, then, is simply the grave. It can be a
> memorial grave, in which case the occupier will be
> resurrected back into a physical body at the last
> day; or not, in which case the spirit tossed into it
> is destroyed, never to return. There is no torture
> chamber (much to Rumsfeld's disgust, no doubt). That
> it is eternal, simply means that the fire is never
> quenched, not that spirits are forever punished.
> Jesus' spirit was in a memorial grave for three
> days, and his first physical body was (temporarily,
> until God removed it) placed in a physical grave. He
> was never dominated and tormented for three days,
> nor even for three nanoseconds, in a fiery "hell" by
> some sort of "devil." Indeed, such an idea is
> unthinkable to me.
> I hope that this mail is received by all in the
> spirit in which it was written.
> Neville.
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