Coming to Grips with Genesis

Biblical Authority and the Age of the Earth

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  • Publisher: Master Books
  • Published: 2008
  • SKU: 10-3-121

This unique, substantial, historical, theological, and exegetical defense of the literal history of Genesis 1-11 is designed for seminary professors and students, pastors, and missionaries, as well as laypeople and students who want to dig deeper into Scripture.

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  • Publisher: Master Books
  • Published: 2008
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This unique, substantial, historical, theological, and exegetical defense of the literal history of Genesis 1-11 is designed for seminary professors and students, pastors, and missionaries, as well as laypeople and students who want to dig deeper into Scripture.

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Fourteen scholars present rigorous biblical and theological arguments in favor of a young earth and global Flood and also address a number of contemporary old-earth interpretations of Genesis. This unique, substantial, historical, theological, and exegetical defense of the literal history of Genesis 1-11 is designed for seminary professors and students, pastors, and missionaries, as well as laypeople and students who want to dig deeper into Scripture. Must reading especially for those inclined toward accepting millions of years.

Chapters and authors

Foreword—Dr. Henry Morris, founder of the Institute for Creation Research
Foreword—Dr. John MacArthur, pastor, Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, CA

  1. Prologue—the editors
  2. The Church Fathers on Genesis, the Flood, and the Age of the Earth—Dr. Jim Mook, Capital Bible Seminary
  3. A Brief Overview of the Exegesis of Genesis 1–11: Luther to Lyell—Dr. David Hall, Midway Presbyterian Church, Powder Springs, GA
  4. Where Did the Idea of Millions of Years Come From?—Dr. Terry Mortenson, Answers in Genesis
  5. Is Nature the 67th Book of the Bible?—Dr. Richard Mayhue, The Master’s Seminary
  6. Contemporary Hermeneutical Approaches to Genesis 1–11—Dr. Todd Beall, Capital Bible Seminary
  7. The Genre of Genesis 1:1–2:3: What Means This Text?—Dr. Steven Boyd, The Master’s College
  8. Can Deep Time Be Embedded into Genesis?—Dr. Trevor Craigen, The Master’s Seminary
  9. A Critique of the Framework Interpretation of the Creation Week—Dr. Robert McCabe, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
  10. Noah's Flood and its Geological Implications—Dr. William Barrick, The Master’s Seminary
  11. Do the Genesis 5 & 11 Genealogies Contain Gaps?—Dr. T. Richard Freeman, Baptist College of Florida
  12. Jesus’ View of the Age of the Earth—Dr. Terry Mortenson, Answers in Genesis
  13. Apostolic Witness to Genesis Creation and the Flood—Dr. Ronald Minton, missionary, Ukraine
  14. Whence Cometh Death? A Biblical Theology of Physical Death and Natural Evil—Jim Stambaugh (PhD candidate), Baptist Bible Seminary
  15. Luther, Calvin, and Wesley on the Genesis of Natural Evil: Recovering Lost Rubrics for Defending a Very Good Creation—Dr. Thane Ury, United Wesleyan Graduate Institute, Hong Kong
  16. Epilogue—the editors
  17. Appendices
    1. Biography of Dr. John C. Whitcomb, Jr.—Paul Scharf (M.Div.), Whitcomb Ministries
    2. Affirmations and Denials on Creation and the Age of the Earth
    3. Recommended Resources for Further Study
    4. Indexes
    5. About the Authors

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Dr. Henry M. Morris

Dr. Thane H. Ury

Dr. Terry Mortenson

Dr. Terry Mortenson Dr. Terry Mortenson joined Answers in Genesis in 2001 having lectured on the creation-evolution controversy in 22 countries since the late 1970s, and participated in seven formal debates with PhD evolutionary scientists in secular venues in four countries. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and has presented six creation-related papers at their annual meetings. He has also helped to lead several by-invitation-only, seven-day rafts trips through Grand Canyon for seminary and Christian college professors and other key Christian leaders from over 90 institutions and 10 countries. He is the author of numerous magazine and journal articles and several book chapters. The revised version of his PhD thesis was published as The Great Turning Point: the Church’s Catastrophic Mistake on Geology—Before Darwin, and he co-edited and contributed two chapters to the scholarly book, Coming to Grips with Genesis: Biblical Authority and the Age of the Earth.

Dr. John MacArthur

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Answers in Genesis is an apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively. We focus on providing answers to questions about the Bible—particularly the book of Genesis—regarding key issues such as creation, evolution, science, and the age of the earth.