Actually, from a scientific standpoint, they don’t answer ANY questions.
The documentary linked by noevolution.org/ provides a series of interviews with scientists, one of which (Dr. Giertych) appears in Ben Stein’s 2008 documentary “Expelled for Intelligence”.
Expelled expelled any Christian scientists who accept evolution and reject intelligent design. Expelled is clearly a propaganda film and has nothing to do with science.
Did Adam’s non-human parents and their descendents then go extinct?
I don’t know, but at least one of their descendents clearly didn’t go extinct - Adam.
As a Catholic I believe that the Church is the sole interpreter of Scripture. Provide me with an official Church document stating that the genealogical timelines are wrong.
Show me the official Church document stating that the geneological timelines are to be used to calculate the date of the creation of man.
I do not work for Sungenis. I am a young man, 21 years old, baptized, but not raised, in the Catholic Church. I recently began practicing my faith again and I am looking for answers to these difficult questions that had prevented me from accepting Catholicism in the past.
Why would anything to do with evolution keep you from the Church? The Church allows you to accept or reject evolution as you see fit. Regardless of what Sungenis suggests, one doesn’t have to be a YEC or a geocentrist to be a good Catholic.
Theistic evolutionism is an inconsistent theory and you have not proven otherwise.
I cannot prove it because it is made up of two things - a scientific theory (which, as you know, can never be proven) and a statement of faith.
Sungenis offers a theory which is internally consistent and consistent with Scripture and Tradition. Obviously, though, it is absolutely inconsistent with mainstream science, which is why I am extremely hesistant to become a young earth creationist.
Sungenis offers no scientific theories, he only offers his personal opinions. Don’t be confused by this.
I am here to receive help from my brothers and sisters in Christ, and not to be patronized.
I’m not being patronizing. I have had these types of conversations before and I see a pattern to your posts that is eerily familiar to the Sungenis disciples (SDs).
Let us all act in a Christlike manner in this debate, helping each other towards a greater understanding of the Scriptures instead of hurling accusations and being sarcastic.
Just out of curiosity, do you plan to post the same thing to Cassini who holds open contempt for my statements or is that admonition only for those of us who are faithful Catholics who accept science?
I wasn’t being sarcastic. If you are not an SD, my statement doesn’t apply to you.