IN respect to G Fallon and his letter (“Restoring Christ” 3/5/09), the theory of evolution for many remains controversial for two major reasons.
Firstly, evolution masquerades as a scientific law, but in reality it is simply a belief that the universe came into existence by naturalistic causes (time and chance).
Objective evidence that supports or confirms the theory does not exist.
Secondly, if words mean anything, evolution and scripture are in total conflict. Both cannot be true unless you totally mythologise and allegorise the whole of the Bible.
To quote Teilhard de Chardin in order to support the idea that God could have used evolution is surprising as the Catholic Church and the scientific community have both attacked his writings based on his false theology and poor science.
In essence Teilhard de Chardin primarily believed in evolution and his Christian faith was contorted to fit the theory.
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