Re: [asa] Error/Contradiction was: Star of Bethlehem presentation?

From: gordon brown <Gordon.Brown@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Tue Nov 24 2009 - 13:02:36 EST

On Tue, 24 Nov 2009, Michael Roberts wrote:

> Another problem are the 42 generations from Abraham to Jesus in Matt1. That
> makes over 45 years between each generation.
> Questions inerrancy

Matthew omitted Ahaziah, Joash, and Amaziah., and he must have omitted
others earlier. The classic study by William Henry Green has a number of
other examples and concludes that it was normal practice to omit some
generations from genealogies.

Gordon Brown (ASA member)

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