Do you think the "new theory" on the beginning of live will cause any Christians to change their belief system?
I read an article on Yahoo about a scientist claiming that entropy will cause this. Without getting too technical, he says adding energy to a closed system will cause carbon atoms to form life.
Do you see this as a problem to Christian belief?
- Anonymous6 years agoFavourite answer
No (((RB))) I do not listen to those I do not know who they are and the Holy Spirit would either give me a witness if it was of God or tell me to disregard it.
I always let peace be my umpire.
so my answer is No unless it is in the bible I would not be swayed by it at all.
- 6 years ago
Negative, so called "new theory's" are a dime a dozen, also, If a Christian does? then he or she is NOT a Christian,
Now a Christian does accept the findings of science done so without a bias presupposition, unlike atheist evolution nut-jobs, there is no reason for a Christian to fear good science. Learning more about the way God constructed our universe helps all of mankind appreciate the wonder of creation. Expanding our knowledge helps us to combat disease, ignorance, and misunderstanding. However, there is danger when scientists hold their faith in human logic above faith in our Creator. These persons are no different from anyone devoted to a religion; they have chosen faith in man and will find facts to defend that faith.
Still, the most rational scientists, even those who refuse to believe in God, admit to a lack of completeness in our understanding of the universe. They will admit that neither God nor the Bible can be proved or disproved by science, just as many of their favorite theories ultimately cannot be proved or disproved. Science is meant to be a truly neutral discipline, seeking only the truth, not furtherance of an agenda.
Much of science supports the existence and work of God. Psalm 19:1 says, “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands.” As modern science discovers more about the universe, we find more evidence of creation. The amazing complexity and replication of DNA, the intricate and interlocking laws of physics, and the absolute harmony of conditions and chemistry here on earth all serve to support the message of the Bible. A Christian should embrace science that seeks the truth, but reject the “priests of science” who put human knowledge above God.
- SamwiseLv 76 years ago
It certainly won't change my beliefs. But then, I'm a Christian who (like the majority, even in the U.S.) accepts the theory of evolution as proven and the hypothesis of abiogenesis as likely.
I'm always glad to see progress on notions about abiogenesis. I'd be more comfortable with this new physicist, though, if he went a bit lighter on notions of atoms "organizing themselves" and talked about forces and statistical process producing the organization.
It is not symmetry and perfection that should be our guiding principle, as it has been for millennia. We don’t have to look for the mind of God in Nature and try to express it through our equations. The science we create is just that, our creation. Wonderful as it is, it is always limited, it is always constrained by what we know of the world. [...] The notion that there is a well-defined hypermathematical structure that determines all there is in the cosmos is a Platonic delusion with no relationship to physical reality. It’s an attempt to find God, even if metaphorically, through the lenses of science.
-- Marcelo Gleiser, "A Tear at the Edge of Creation"
- tehabwaLv 76 years ago
I hope you realize that MOST Christians already accept the findings of science; it's just the nut-jobs that don't. Most believers don't consider the Bible to be SCIENCE.
Those who do aren't going to be swayed by anything. They'll just shift their criticisms a bit.
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- Anonymous6 years ago
No. A new hypothesis on the beginning of life will not likely change anything. It is just a new idea waiting to be replaced by another newer better idea in a few years.
- yogicskierLv 76 years ago
No, because they (for a large part) believe what they WANT to believe. They're not interested in new theories because they're satisfied with their current belief set.
If it's not in the Bible, they'll discard it as irrelevant, just as they've denied the age of the earth (and the Universe) and just as they've denied evolution.
- Sharon SLv 76 years ago
No a true Christian wouldn't change their beliefs.