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  • Ley,

    I am currently working on another blog called http/:parsontoperson.blogspot.com (Heart to Heart) In which I intend to show that Evolution and our faith are not diametrically opposed Science and religion will (in my opinion)come together one day to show the reality of God and the enormously complicated creation that we own. Its just now coming together for me.  

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  • Dear brother Denis,

    I actually did a lot of looking into this when I was in college.  You are right in that in the past science, philosophy, and christian thought were all part of the same belief system. This occurred several times through the -judging your upcoming posts, I think that the turning point, ( or one of them) in the 19th Century was most profound and potentially the wedge that remains between the trains of thought involved.  Granted, the Bible and much of Biological findings and "science so called" (from the scriptures) tends to get the cart before the horse. 

    I was on the track for medical school when I suddenly received the news that my commander would not sign the paperwork releasing me from instructor duty so I could go to Bethesda, Maryland for school.  It's a long story...

    Anyway, I was able to see and examine the many, many, many miracles of creation and was always awed by the sheer magnitude of it all.  Which makes me think of this...

    How can man possibly wrap their minds around space, the final frontier, that is infinite - infinite.  I read that about fifty years ago and still don't have a good handle on it.  Along the same lines, it is so astounding to me that God created light where there was none - and that was just getting the lighting set for the real show that was to follow.  I know that when the day comes and God reveals all things that it will be fascinating and unimaginable complex - or possibly simple.  I'll have to wait for that one...

    So, let's just say I'm leaning toward separation of science and Theology..

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