At 11:20 AM 21/02/02 -0500, Howard J. Van Till wrote:
>1. Review the many messages that have been posted lately either defending
>or criticizing various specific attempts to find a concord between Genesis
>1-3, treated as a chronicle of what-happened-and-when in the creation's
>formational history (YEC/OEC), and the current empirically-informed
>scientific reconstruction of that history.
Make that at least Gen. 1-11, Howard, as you know. I cannot see how you
can see three chapters only, while the difficulties exist in all the first
eleven chapters. Even more, my uncle, J.de Koning, in his book on the
El-Amarna tablets and the Old Testament, goes further and shows that there
are difficulties with the numbers (etc.) in all the early books of the Bible.
He proposes solutions which i do not find convincing, but the difficulties
Jan de K.
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