How Should We Understand Genesis 1-2?

 

The first two chapters in the bible have been the subject of numerous debates. By virtue of it being an account of the beginning of the entire created order, it engenders innumerable questions that relate to cosmology, biology, theology, and especially hermeneutics. So what’s really being said in those first two chapters? Dr. Ken Keathley invites us to ask ourselves what the worldview of the original audience would have been, as well as determine the purpose of creation account. Once we get our hermeneutic right, we can start to ask the questions that involve science and other studies such as: “Were they 6 literal days of creation?” and “How old is the earth?” Take a couple of minutes to watch this video where Dr. Keathley provides some expertise, as well as a helpful perspective on such a controversial couple of chapters.

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