Friday, October 14, 2011

The Stupid! It Burns! (Evangelizing atheists edition)

the stupid! it burns! Evangelizing Atheists: Part 3
Dispel the myth that faith is the enemy of science. ... Pope Pius XII declared that the Church “does not forbid…the doctrine of evolution, in as far as it enquires into the origin of the human body as coming from pre-existent and living matter.” [Damn white of you, Eugenio] ... [but God] still purposefully and actively guided that process [of evolution]. Human beings, too, though our bodies may have evolved, were still gifted with a specially created soul at one point that did not evolve. ...

The stupid just goes downhill from there.

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  1. "Human beings, too, though our bodies may have evolved, were still gifted with a specially created soul at one point that did not evolve."

    Interestingly, in the face of mounting evidence against a single united pearl of selfhood, the roman church started to back away from talk of souls decades ago. These days they have a more 'sophisticated' understanding (ie it's a divine mystery)

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