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It really depends if you consider Homo Sapiens as the first "man" or when in the chain of Darwinistic human evolution you would consider the first "man" to have arrived. I know the Church allows us to accept evolution (despite any shortcomings with abiogenesis) but still requires belief in the creation of man by God and therefore in God's creation in Adam ...


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How can the doctrine of ancestral(sic) sin be justified in view of the Darwinian theory of evolution? This answer opens by believing MattGutting's answer is correct, but would like to answer in the vein of PeterTurner's. A believer would really be in a crisis if the theory of evolution was established science and proven beyond doubt. This theory (note ...


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Catholics reconcile the two beliefs by being allowed to believe in evolution, but required to believe in the existence of Adam and Eve. Contrary to what I had originally thought, there is actually an official Catholic document which mentions evolution. The encyclical letter Humani Generis, written by Pope Pius XII in 1950, discusses (among other ...


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Mixing science and theology never amounts to much. Science can tell us about things we observe but never concretely, everything gets smaller. Mysteries of science require observation with an ever smaller microscope. Theology on the other hand, gets broader as you get farther in to it. You can never wrap your head around it. Aristotle had a complete ...



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