Origins 1(2):56-57 (1974).
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ORIGINS fulfills a need
Last evening I read the first issue of ORIGINS. I would express
enthusiastic response to the entire effort and more particularly the two articles, one by
Dr. Neufeld entitled "Towards the Development of a General Theory of Creation"
which I found profoundly satisfying to me, and for Dr. Clausen's article
"Rationalism, Empiricism and Christianism as Philosophical Systems for Arriving at
The whole endeavor smacks of careful thought and I want to commend you men for doing it. It's about time something like this is produced. Please keep me on the mailing list or subscription list, whichever. I don't want to miss an issue.
Pastor, University Church
Loma Linda, California
Congratulations! You have done an excellent job. It is high time
that something of this kind was started. I am very happy to see it.
I am particularly pleased with the general attitude of the articles toward creation problems. There seems to be an honest effort to orient scientific discoveries with a Biblical viewpoint. It looks as if Geoscience is taking a new lease on life.
Please give my sincere respects to all of your men who have been so active in working on some of the perplexing questions. If science had taken this positive approach for the past 150 years instead of following the impossible doctrine of uniformitarianism, we might have had a real creationist science by now.
Harold W. Clark
Life Origins Foundation, Inc.
Congratulations! I just received the first number of Volume 1 of your magazine, ORIGINS. I've been waiting a long time for this and I'm really enthusiastic. When I received my mail this morning, ORIGINS was there, and even though I have not had an opportunity to read all the articles, I have read a number of them. If the rest are equivalent to the sampling which I have done, this is one of the greatest contributions that ever could be made to creationism.
Samuel V. Gramlich, Jr.
Educational secretary, Nebraska Conference
I applaud the new publication ORIGINS. I would like to be kept on
the mailing list and if there is a subscription price, kindly inform me.
Although I have spent the last seven years as dean, I have managed to continue to teach the philosophy course it helps me keep in touch.
Best wishes to you in this new venture.
Neil W. Rowland
Dean, Union College
EDITOR'S NOTE: Subscription prices are listed on page 49.
Re: Chadwick and Brand: Fossil tree orientation in the Chinle formation (ORIGINS 1:22-28).
I would expect many logs to settle in positions contrary to the main line of flow. After all, the water has to stop flowing sometime, and in any location it would seem to me that logs showing both general flow and settling or stagnation period would be found.
Creation Research Society
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