"BUT, it does say so in the bible"
No it doesn't. Bad translation. "Day" was "period of time". Hebrew translation site regarding this issue
Besides, the bible was created for near stone age people. It had to dumb down things just to get something across. Ignoring the vast amount of incontestable facts concerning the age of the Earth is mentally ill.
Makes no difference if you think it means “period of time”. Because if you look at the order of creation, and try to stick a long “period of time” in place of a “day”, most of the creation of one day would have died out before the creation of the next “day”, especially before the actual day and night were created.
I don’t have a strong opinion on the age of the earth, but I am inclined to believe that at some point, God did a 6-day creation. It makes little sense to take millions of years when you can do it all in 6 days.
No it doesn't. Bad translation. "Day" was "period of time".
Sorry, no! Yom is defined by context. In this case, the use of evening and morning clarifies the rotational day.
posted on 09/04/2009 2:02:04 PM PDT
(The beginning of the O'Bomb-a administration looks a lot like the end of the Nixon administration)
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