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Scientific Evidence

Biblical Interpretation

  • How should we interpret the Bible?

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    How should we interpret the Bible?

    Clues to the original intended meaning can be found in the style of language, the genre of literature, the original audience, and the historical and cultural context.  Read More >

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  • How long are the days of Genesis 1?

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    How long are the days of Genesis 1?

    The seven-day pattern in Genesis 1 is a literary device that serves the theological purposes of the author, rather than revealing information about the chronology of natural history. ... Read More >

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  • Is Genesis real history?

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    Is Genesis real history?

    We believe Genesis is a true account that, like other ancient narratives, uses vivid imagery to describe past events. It is silent on the scientific questions we might wish it to answ... Read More >

God's Relationship to Creation

Human Origins

  • Were Adam and Eve historical figures?

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    Were Adam and Eve historical figures?

    Traditional interpretations of Scripture should not be lightly dismissed, but neither should we ignore the results of scientific inquiry simply because they conflict with these. Read More >

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  • Did death occur before the Fall?

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    Did death occur before the Fall?

    The fossil record shows that many creatures died before humans appeared, which appears to conflict with Bible passages that describe death as a punishment for human sinfulness. Read More >

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