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Mike Keesey  

Easy Way to Disprove Biblical Creationism

November 8th, 2005 by Mike Keesey :: 133 Comments

Science does a very good job of disproving Biblical Creationism, but it’s actually unnecessary—Biblical Creationism can be disproved using The Bible alone.

We’re all probably familiar with the story of The Seven Days of Creation, whence the length of our week and certain religions’ rules about resting on The Sabbath (whether it be Saturday or Sunday), not to mention evocative quotes like, “Let there be light!” Genesis 1, the first chapter of The Torah (and The Bible) recounts God’s creation of the world in six days: 1) light and darkness, 2) a solid sky separating high water (the blue of the sky—Ancient Israelites didn’t know about light diffusion) from low water (the sea), 3) land and plants, 4) stars, the Moon, the Sun, 5) aquatic animals and birds, 6) land animals and people, male and female (number unspecified). On that sixth day, God blesses the people, telling them to “be fruitful and multiply” and to take dominion over the earth. Genesis 2 begins with God resting—the first Sabbath.

Then something interesting happens. . . .

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