[b-hebrew] Genesis 1:2 - And the earth was without form, and void

Peter Kirk peter at qaya.org
Mon Apr 17 06:44:48 EDT 2006

On 17/04/2006 04:03, Steve Miller wrote:
> ...
> "Gap theory" simply stated, without other extraneous theories added in: The
> Bible does not say that the heavens and the earth are 6,000 years old. 6,000
> years begins with God saying, "Let there be light" in verse 3. But verses 1
> and 2 happened before that, and the Bible does not tell us when. Mankind and
> the present living land animals, however, are 6,000 years old.

I am not sure whether your last sentence is intended to be a statement 
of fact or only of what "Gap theory" claims, but there is ample 
archaeological and geological evidence that this is factually incorrect.

Peter Kirk
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peterkirk at qaya.org (work)

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