Sent: Monday, December 30, 2002 5:30 PM
Subject: Re: Questions Dear Mr. Conway,
Thank you so much for responding to my inquiries. Your book has really rattled my cage. As a philosophy student in college and out, these questions have been in the forefront of my thoughts for as long as I can remember. You pinned me perfectly in your description of the fellow who walks the fence of science and religion by proclaiming that God’s creation develops through evolution. But in the back of my mind there was always something that didn’t quite resound with either one those paradigms–evolution & biblical accounts.
I have long wondered why the question of how civilization backslid from the ancient glories to the heinous Dark Ages has not been THE QUESTION addressed by scholars & clergy alike.
I have felt the need for a higher connection most of my life, & I’m not sure where your account leaves me . . . Despite my doubts & wandering faith, my life seems to run smoother with prayer & meditation. I have so many questions that I would like to ask you, but I’ll ask just a few at this point: Are you equating the God of Abraham with the God of the Universe, or do you believe there is a higher, de-personalized Spirit of the Universe? Also, are you familiar with Z. Sitchin’s work, & what do you think of it?
For your info, I got your book from my mother, who ordered it from Amazon. I will be forwarding your web site, as well as recommending your book to MANY folks–friends, family, & fellow seekers. Thank you again for your correspondence. I look forward to new developments, and have taken up research of my own.