A Matter of Days
The age of the earth sparks a storm of controversy. Were the six days 24-hours each (a period of 144 hours)? Could they have been six long eons? Some Christians claim the idea of an ancient Earth borders on...
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The age of the earth sparks a storm of controversy. Were the six days 24-hours each (a period of 144 hours)? Could they have been six long eons?
Some Christians claim the idea of an ancient Earth borders on heresy. They believe a 24-hour creation day is a fundamental tenet of the faith. But is it?
In A MATTER OF DAYS, astronomer and minister Hugh Ross Ph.D, provides an in-depth study of history, theology, and science to get to the heart of the tempest and presents a new proposal for peaceably resolving this raging dispute.
The length of a day found in the Biblical account of creation has generated a ferocious controversy. Here is an in-depth study of history, theology, and science that gets to the heart of the tempest.
The great debate over the age of the Earth creates struggles not only for skeptics but also among Christians. This in-depth study of history, theology, and science unveils a testable creation model that can settle this raging dispute.
Hugh Norman Ross (Ph.D. in astronomy, University of Toronto) is President of Reasons to Believe, he was the youngest person to serve as director of observations for Vancouver's Royal Astronomical Society. He is Christian speaker, author, and former Minister of Evangelism, Sierra Madre Congregational Church, Sierra Madre, California. He is a progressive Creationist and the author of numerous books including Creation and Time: A Biblical and Scientific Perspective on the Creation-Date Controversy (Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1994), The Fingerprint of God, second edition (Promise Publishing Co, 1991),The Genesis Question, A Matter of Days, Who was Adam? and Why is the Universe the Way it is (Bakerbooks, 2008)