Originally Posted by troglodyte
I'm curious, what about evolution is so incompatible with the Christian faith?
First of all, evolution requires lots and lots and lots of time. It needs a universe that has been around for billions of years. But, like Yasic pointed out, if you reverse-engineer the genealogies, you'll see that the universe has only been around for 6000 years --- not nearly enough time for evolution to do it's dirty work.
Second of all, evolution is dirty work. It sends out two "hit men" to do its evil:
survival of the fittest
Both of these characters violate God's principles of love and harmony --- and thus cannot be of God.
Thirdly, Jesus, Himself always talked about Creation - He never once mentioned evolution - not even using "the language of the times". And as followers of Jesus Christ, I don't see how Christians should be embracing evolution, either.
Fourthly, after God created the universe in six days, He pronounced it "very good" - (perfect). And that would mean there's no room for improvement, thus evolution need not occur.
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