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Editor says, what if Charles Darwin was found guilty of heresy? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Puritan World thread.
In 5863,of this Christian Mundane Era the following notice was published in the county of Kent ~ with due regard to the sworn testimony of God-fearing citizens, in accordance with the Lord's holy scripture, Monkey TrialCharles Robert Darwin sentenced with cum fossa et furca to be executed by drowning-pit and gallows on the morrow morning. Derelict in Bible study, and found guilty of heresy by magistrates of this good parish of Orpington. Persuant to Holy Scripture, Genesis 1 (The Beginning) Verses 26:27 refers ~ Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground". So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. On this day of our Lord, 5863 C.M.U. Not the potter, but the potter's clay. Amen.
Editor says, Asimov's Chronology of the World reads ~ "About 1650, James Ussher (1581-1656), a bishop of the Anglican church, also studied the Bible and came up with the year 4004 B.C. as the year of the creation of the world ... In that case, the year 2000 would be the year 6004 of the Christian Mundane Era.. By 1859, the British biologist, Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882), had worked out a complex description of the mechanism by which life slowly changed its form in a 'biological evolution' under the driving force of natural selection". Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.