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Scripture, Science, and the Enigma of Man

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Here's a beautiful, pithy, summary of how Scripture explains anthropology in a way science cannot.

Science cannot explain this contradiction in man. It reckons only with his greatness and not with his misery, or only with his misery and not with his greatness. It exalts him too high, or it depresses him too far, for science does not know of his Divine origin, nor of his profound fall. But the Scriptures know of both, and they shed their light over man and mankind; and the contradictions are reconciled, the mists are cleared, and the hidden things are revealed. Man is an enigma whose solution can be found only in God.

    - Herman Bavinck, The Wonderful Works of God

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