ANSWERS: 5
  • I hope it's a low percentage. Where I come from we laugh at people who think that. It just seems ignorant.
  • The facts disagree with such a conclusion: (1) Light from the Andromeda nebula can be seen on a clear night in the northern hemisphere. It takes about 2,000,000 years for that light to reach the earth, indicating that the universe must be at least millions of years old. (2) End products of radioactive decay in rocks in the earth testify that some rock formations have been undisturbed for billions of years. Genesis 1:3-31 is not discussing the original creation of matter or of the heavenly bodies. It describes the preparation of the already existing earth for human habitation. This included creation of the basic kinds of vegetation, marine life, flying creatures, land animals, and the first human pair. All of this is said to have been done within a period of six “days.” However, the Hebrew word translated “day” has a variety of meanings, including ‘a long time; the time covering an extraordinary event.’ (Old Testament Word Studies, Grand Rapids, Mich.; 1978, W. Wilson, p. 109) The term used allows for the thought that each “day” could have been thousands of years in length.
  • about 50% and about 3/4 s of the world believe that too... in all religions...including 3/4 s of the worlds scientists
  • I think it was 6000 years ago the earth was REcreated. There is some evidence there was a gap between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2. This is known as the "Gap Theory". There is some mention of this in Isaiah as well. The length of time during the gap is unknown but could be millions of years.
  • I'm a young Earth creationist.

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