Monday, April 11, 2011

The Sons of God and The Daughters of Men

I found a new book (it's not a book yet) with its draft online discussing the Sons of God and the Daughters of Men in significant detail. "Corrupting the Image" is one of the most complete pieces I have read on this issue. A newer discussion covering genetic manipulation is introduced and may clarify the future of "as in the days of Noah".

Augustine of Hippo around AD 400 was the first to postulate unequivocally that the Sons of God in Gen. 6 referred to the sons of Seth. All others before Augustine assumed the clear reading of Biblical text and extra Biblical writings states the Sons of God referred to angels. Why people wish to believe that Augustine knew more than hundreds of years of writing and tradition is curious. Political correctness is nothing new. Apparently believing in virgin birth, blood redemption, heaven and hell is enough strangeness to handle and angles having sex with humans is just a creepy step too far. How many truths have been and are being hidden by the Church in order to create acceptability of their product?

Throwing out, altering and otherwise torturing Biblical clarity has interesting results. Search all the bizarre interpretations of 1Cor. 11:10. "That is why a wife ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels." I'm not sure what this actually means, but in the light of Gen. 6, I can come up with a few theories unless Gen. 6 refers to the sons of Seth. Then we are left with our own bizarre imaginations.

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