If you're a Christian who accepts evolution, what was the point in Jesus dying for anyone's sins?
In accepting evolution and chucking out the notion of Adam and Eve being the first humans to walk the earth, why would it be viewed that Jesus is Lord if there were never any original sin to die for?
Asked By: Vonnegut - 6/5/2010
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The Adam and Eve story doesn't need evolution to prove its inadequacies, it pretty much does a good job of disproving the whole shebang itself. It is an amazingly silly story with holes so large you could float an arc through them (but that's another story) and is embarrassing to think this is the best the ancients... More
Answered By: Crocket - 6/5/2010
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Everyone who chooses not to believe God and The Bible, seems to like to quote "Darwin's Theory of Evolution", that all life came out of the sea, as their so-called proof that God doesn't exist, without realising where Darwin got his theory from. Darwin was NOT so clever, he just knew how to read and he himself must... More
Answered By: JEDI - 6/5/2010
Somebody who isn't a literalist will understand Genesis 3 to be a story about original sin and its consequences, not about its origin. Its origin lying well beyond the bounds of human experience or understanding.
Answered By: Anthony D - 6/5/2010
1) If you're a Christian who accepts evolution, what was the point in Jesus dying for anyone's sins... More
Answered By: http://www.bible-reviews.com - 6/5/2010
I'm an Atheist, but I'll try answer this as it seems you have Evolution mixed up... More
Answered By: jaffamol - 6/5/2010
The story of Adam and Eve was not meant to be literal. In the liberal Christian tradition, humans still sin even though there was no rib woman eating fruit. The story is an allegory for the development of human consciousness and the resulting responsibility to make moral decisions... More
Answered By: lainiebsky - 6/5/2010
Many Christians have a "deeper" understanding of the Bible than the literalist kindergarten reading of the fundamentalists.
Answered By: Guess who's going to Hell? - 6/5/2010
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