Review – A Matter of Days – Chapter 20

As a further rebuttal to Fr. Ross, Dr. Nathaniel Jeanson recently did a [long] series of video talks explaining his research into genetics that helps explain recent origins, relation of all humans, and even the inclusion of Neanderthals. (Playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1v9pqs4w1mwrGlCET76Rs99Fx0EfJXE4 )

Otherwise, yep.

Daniel

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The Significance of Man

It was encouraging to read through the beginning of chapter 20 where Dr. Ross identifies the specific points of agreement for biblical creationists and his brand of old earthism, which he calls “day-age creationism.”

  • Both views emphasize the divinely ordained significance of the human race.

  • Both asset that humanity is the only spiritual species on Earth.

  • Both proclaim humanity’s eternal destiny.

  • Both deny the naturalistic view of humans as the random result of blind processes.

  • Both declare that all humans arise from a single couple (Adam and Eve) whom God specially created just thousands of years ago.

Sadly, that is the end of the agreement as Dr. Ross continues the pattern of bringing outside ideas into his biblical interpretation. The rest of chapter 20 is a summary of a book (Who was Adam?) that Dr. Ross wrote with his cohort, Fazale Rana. So, this review will…

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  1. Thank you…yet again!

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