The Carnivorous Nature and Suffering of Animals
Young-earth creationists believe that the biblical account of creation is incompatible with an earth history of billions of years. One reason is that if the fossil record represents millions of years of Earth history, it has to be said that God’s method of creation was both cruel and wasteful.
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✍️ Links and Show Notes
- Original article: The Carnivorous Nature and Suffering of Animals
- Romans 5:12–21: Paul’s view of literal Adam
- Christ as the last Adam: Paul’s use of the Creation narrative in 1 Corinthians 15
- Animal suffering and western sensibility
- Are we allowed to eat all animals today?
- Did God really say?
- Can pantheism explain morality? And, the fight-or-flight response and the Fall
- Did fish die before the Fall?
- The problem of evil: pre-Fall animal death?
- The Fall: a cosmic catastrophe
- Cosmic and universal death from Adam’s fall: an exegesis of Romans 8:19–23a
- My Journey
- Was God’s finished creation perfect?
- William Lane Craig’s intellectually dishonest attack on biblical creationists
- The new earth
- Nephesh chayyāh
- When did animals become carnivorous?
- Is cancer ‘very good’?
- Cecil the lion: should we care?
- Is, ought, or enemy?
- Which prey do predators eat?
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