I have a few thoughts and some questions:
"What I do question is your assumption that Gen 1 is intended to teach us
God created the world, rather than, to put it basically, WHO created the
Then Gen. 1:1 would suffice. Why then did God giver us the rest of the
To Confuses us? Or to straighten out the story as the only eye-wittness
"There are, I believe, two basic reasons why people think Gen 1 is a
revelation of science." NO, it is Revelation-period! Genesis is a
from GOD the Creator-- the only trustworthy source on Creation!
"One, they are ill-acquainted with the ancient Near Eastern literature
and background which is the historical context of the
chapter and hence interpret the chapter out of context, and, two, human
reason wants the Bible to be scientifically inerrant, rather than being
God gave, an accommodation to the science of the times in order to
communicate his theological message to the people of that time."
WOW--NOW THAT STATEMENT IS COMPLETELY BIAS! Listen to yourself.
Then the Bible means nothing to us today-- or at least we can't not trust
How do you know that you are right?
Becausr of Christ,
P.S. Please expand on the Heb. "raquaya"
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