The Pros And Cons Of Young Earth Creationism

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Young Earth creationism is the belief where the world was created in 6, 24-hour days, and the age of the world is approximately 6000 years old. The Young Earth creationism uses the great flood to show how it makes sense. Making the world and everything on it young. This ideal that the earth is young is not a new ideal and has been around since between 700 and 735 AD, when a monk by the name of Venerable Bede claimed the creation of the world was in 3952 BC. Many other people have placed the creation in the time frame of 3961 through 4004 BC. The Young Earth creationism view will show Biblical support, along with evidence dating and theologian James Ussher’s important key points. Genesis goes through the creation of the world where God created everything in prefect harmony, and there was no death for all of creation and after the fall of humanity, which brought death to both mankind, and all the animals of the earth. Genesis 5 through 9 covers the great flood, which is recognized to …show more content…
Theologian James Ussher lived between 1581 and 1656 AD is known for his views about Young Earth creationism. James Ussher took dates from the Bible to add up the time period of the Old Testament as he even broke it down to certain dates in history (Moore, 2008). Theologians point out the definition of the Old Testament word “yom” translates to a literal day. In How Old is Earth by Randy Moore, he points out that James Ussher shares the Young Earth creationism view with Martin Luther another important name in Christian theology and Johannes Kepler a famed German astronomer (Moore, 2008). Martin Luther ages the earth at 3961 BC and Johannes Kepler placed it at 3993 BC. James Ussher was made well known when he uttered the dates of November 10, 4004 BC the date when he thought Adam and Eve were driven out of paradise and Wednesday, May 5 2348 when he state the ark landed on Mt.

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