Genesis One that Fits - Responses

From: Jim Eisele (
Date: Thu Feb 14 2002 - 12:20:17 EST

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    Thanks for the greetings, everyone. As Bob Miller noted, this does seem
    like a fun group. I have learned a lot from the ASA postings/articles. Bob

    >>2. Our need to read Genesis 1 and 2 in chronological order is a cultural
    >>thing. We are a logical sequential people, but that does not mean the that
    >>the ancient Hebrew society was. Read the rest of the OT and you will find
    >>is quite common for events to NOT be in chronological order, even when
    >>are reporting history.

    However, days 3,5, and 6 are in chronological order if one can accept the
    concept of grouping.
    Newman & Eckelmann's Genesis One and the Origins of the Earth has another
    version of overlapping days. That's a 1977 book in its sixth printing, so
    the idea is "out there."

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