Storms Over Genesis Summary

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In the novel, Storms over Genesis by William Jennings portrays numerous theories that appeal to all types of theorist based on the Bible. The novel analyzes the Bible’s content as well as ideas from the bible. It also relates the Bible to present day society and events. Throughout the analyzation of the book, I have learned a tremendous amount about the Bible and the theories within its bindings. In the beginning of the novel Jennings opens up with a storm over the two creation stories. We learn that there are two stories that are developed in different time lines, that portray very different concepts. In the priestly edition, I learned that there were pre-existing factors in existence. In this edition there was only water and God. In addition, …show more content…
In the beginning scientific theories supported christians and their beliefs. Science was in parallel with God being the creator of the world and his everlasting effect in how it rotates today. This allowed there to be an alliance with science, nonetheless, when the new Darwin theory came out everything changed. Unlike Newton theory, Darwin believed that there was a naturalist creation. This theory conflicts in several ways that christians have known to grow up with. The two major problems is Darwin left God out completely and did not believe each species was created by God. This caused a revolution, but instead of the Christians and Newton winning, things turned south. In todays society, creationism is no longer the main taught science. Evolution was created by Darwin, and instead of humans being a divine creation by God; we are supposedly evolved mammals. This impacts scientist tremendously and unless they believe in evolution and their science reflects that they will be unlikely to be associated with major universities. I disagree with evolution and all that it stands for. I have studied evolution and creationism, and the evidence for creationism is exponentially greater than evolution. This is not brought up by the author, but he does not back up creationist with facts. Both theories should be backed by facts and given equal chances to be taught be

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