From my other blog…:)
As a lover of science, a student of ancient texts, and a Christian who was taught both evolution and the creation story in Catholic high school, I am hereby throwing my two cents into the absurd Creation vs. Evolution debate.
There are lots of creation stories around the world and they are all wonderful-each one tells us something different about our ancestors; each has a message. People didn’t tell stories as science or as history-“science” and “history” rules are recent constructs. They told stories to pass a message along to future generations; that is, to us.
Since the creation story in the Bible was never intended as science or history (as we understand those terms) why do we try to fit it into those restrictive boxes? Why do we try to sift it through screens that filter out imagination, art, intuition and stories? But…
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