Seven Days that Divide the World, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science - Olive Tree Bible Software

Sale This Week - Save Up to 80%!

Seven Days that Divide the World, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science

For the Olive Tree Bible App

Seven Days that Divide the World, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science
Sample
Our Price:
$21.99
OR
Gift Price: $21.99
Add to Wish List

Available for:
iPad, iPhone, Android and Windows running app version 7.3 and above.

Audio Book

Seven Days that Divide the World, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science

For the Olive Tree Bible App

Title: Seven Days that Divide the World, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science
Publisher: Zondervan
Author: John C. Lennox
Narrated by Justin Brierly
Length: 5 hrs. 37 min.
Unabridged

Description

Now revised and updated--John Lennox's acclaimed method of reading and interpreting the first chapters of Genesis without discounting either science or Scripture.

What did the writer of Genesis mean by "the first day?" Are the seven days in Genesis 1 a literal week or a series of time periods? If I believe that the earth is 4.5 billion years old as cosmologists believe, am I denying the authority of Scripture?

With examples from history, a brief but thorough exploration of the major interpretations, and a look into the particular significance of the creation of human beings, Lennox suggests that Christians can heed modern scientific knowledge while staying faithful to the biblical narrative. He moves beyond a simple response to the controversy, insisting that Genesis teaches us far more about the God of Jesus Christ and about God's intention for creation than it does about the age of the earth.

With this book, Lennox offers a careful and accessible introduction to a scientifically-savvy, theologically-astute, and Scripturally faithful interpretation of Genesis.

Since its publication in 2011, this book has enabled many readers to see that the major controversy with which it engages can be resolved without compromising commitment to the authority of Scripture. In this newly revised and expanded edition, John clarifies his arguments, responds to comments and critiques of the past decade since its first publication. In particular, he describes some of the history up to modern times of Jewish scholarly interpretation of the Genesis creation narrative as well as spelling out in more detail the breadth of views in the Great Tradition of interpretation due to the early Church Fathers. He shows that, contrary to what many people think, much of the difficulty with understanding the biblical texts does not arise from modern science but from attempting to elucidate the texts in their own right.


ISBN: 9780310127833

You might also like…

Sign Into Your Olive Tree Account

Need to set up an account? Create Account.

Click Star to Rate