- Literal 6 days of creation; Earth is very young. The modern science that says otherwise is wrong for various reasons.
- Literal 6 days of creation but earth is very old because there is a gap between Gen. 1:1 & 1:2.
- 6 long periods of creation and earth is very old (day=period).
- 3 long periods of creation and earth is very old (day 1 = day 4, day 2 = day 5, etc.).
- Literary theory (The first chapters are poetic and don't explain clearly the physical nature of creation.).
- The first chapters are all spiritual in nature and don't refer to the scientific origin of the earth and humanity.
- The first chapters are not true and the Bible is errant. Evolution presents a better theory for the origin of earth.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Theories on Creation?
Hey Logos folk, I'm starting a study through Genesis 1-11 in a couple weeks with a small group. We want to go through the first chapters and look at the theories of creation and examine them by scripture. I want to make sure I'm not missing any creation theories as we begin the study. Here are the ones I've heard of: