Benefits of radiometric dating
If you realize the word Yom to mean age in the context of the first 6 days in Genesis, they correspond to the first 6 eras of the universe and ancient Earth according to modern theories.
they also correspond to the mythology of most of the ancient cultures through out the world.
which laid out what they believed to be the fundamentals of the Protestant Christian faith. One thing that might surprise many people considering the modern connotations of the term “fundamentalist” is that the leaders of the Fundamentalist movement did not have a problem with evolution or deep time. Warfield, a prominent conservative theologian of the day, even talked about how evolution could be the process used by God to create life.
From her visions, she concluded that the universe was created only 6,000 years ago in six literal days and that all the rock layers and fossils within them were laid down in a global deluge based on the flood account recorded in Genesis 6-9.
I have a bachelor s degree in earth science but I minored in anthropological archaeology and have attended an archaeological field school I have participated in archaeological excavations in Greece and San Diego I am especially interested in classical Greek...
Read More The people who believe the Earth was created in 6 literal days ignore the etymology of the word day.
Day comes from the PIE word *agh- meaning a span of time (think of phrases like 'back in my day'), and meant as much at the time of the Septuagint.