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Evolution was really my religion, a faith commitment and a complete world-and-life view that organized everything else for me, and I got quite emotional when evolution was challenged. It gave me a feeling of being one with the huge, evolving universe while continually progressing towards grander things.Tied in with the idea of inevitable evolutionary progress, this was a truly thrilling idea and the part of evolution I liked best. In my early years of teaching at the high school and college levels, I worked hard to convince my students that evolution was true.
In one graduate class, the professor told us we didn't have to memorize the dates of the geologic systems since they were far from certain and riddled with contradictions. My heart really started pounding when paraconformities and unconformities came up in geology class. We even had a field trip to study paraconformities which only served to emphasize the point.
But regardless of how old it is, the fossil record shows the effects of the same things that we have on earth today – famine, disease, disaster, extinction, floods and earthquakes.
So, if fossils represent stages in God's creative activity, why should Christians oppose disease and famine, or help preserve endangered species?
At the end of the sixth period He said that all the works of His creation were very good.
Now all the theistic evolutionists and progressive creationists I know, including myself at one time, try to fit 'geologic time' and the fossil record into the creation periods.