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T/F. Anti-evolutionism has been largely ineffective, and as a result has declined to almost nothing since 1950.

False.

2

What are 2 factors contributing to anti-evolutionism?

1. Fragmentation of knowledge.
2. American fundamentalist/evangelical protestant tradition is politically powerful.

3

Know the chart, "Categories on the Origin of the Universe & Life."

See Evernote.

4

What is the cosmic fall?

God judges Adam and Eve, and suffering and death enter the world.

5

What is monogenism?

Humanity arose from one individual.

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What is polygenism?

Humanity arose from a group of individuals.

7

What are the two main concepts with the Doctrine of Original Sin?

1. First sin ever committed by a man was the first sin of Adam.
2. Sin transferred from Adam to all humans.

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Who came up with the Doctrine of Original Sin?

St. Augustine.

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Who came up with the Doctrine of Original Sin?

St. Augustine.

10

“Now it is in noway apparent how such an opinion [___] can be reconciled with that which the sources of revealed truth [Bible] and the documents of the Teaching Authority of the Chuch propose with regards to original sin…” -Pope Pius XII

Polygenism. `

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When the first couple were punished by the judgement of God, the whole human race, which was to become Adam’s posterity through the first woman, was present in ___ ___ ___.” -St. Augustine

The first man.

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“Today, nearly half a century after the publication of the encyclical new knowledge leads to the recognition of the theory of evolution as ___ ___ ___ ___.” -JPII

More than a hypothesis.

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“With man, then, we find ourselves in the presence of an ___ difference, an ___ leap…an ___ discontinuity.” -JPII

Ontological.

14

What is the Sin-Death Problem?

The fossil record falsifies the cosmic fall, as death existed hundreds of millions of years before humans; there is no causal connection between sin and death.

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What are the theories regarding the appearance of behaviourally modern humans ~50 000 years ago?

1. Evolutionary Monogenism.
2. Punctiliar Polygenism.
3. Gradual Polygenism.

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What is Evolutionary Monogenism?

A pair of pre-humans are given Image of God and moral responsibility quickly at one specific point in time and they soon sin. Adam and Eve.

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What is Punctiliar Polygenism?

A group of pre-humans given Image of God and moral responsibility quickly at one specific point in time and they soon sin. Many Adams and Many Eves.

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What is Gradual Polygenism?

Spiritual realities manifested slowly and mysteriously over an extended period of time and over many generations of individuals. No Adams nor Eves.