It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 11)


What does all this mean? How do we evaluate and integrate this evidence into a coherent whole? I have to say that this task requires objectivity. Objectivity requires us to follow the evidence where it leads.

The controversy between Young-Earth and Old-Earth Creationists seems to focus on the issue of death before Adam’s Fall. I think the issue can be boiled down to two questions:

  • When animals killed each other before man’s Fall, was it an act of evil?
  • Was it a sin?

Next Week: Sin

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