[I have a guest post at Amy R. Buckley’s blog today. Here’s a brief intro, and the rest is over at Amy’s place. Please click through and then spend some time reading her posts too.]
I have no knock against six day creationists. I don’t ascribe to that doctrine myself but cannot see why I should say that others can’t hold to it as a way to read Genesis 1.
I do, though, have a knock against someone who says that if you do not ascribe to a literal reading of a six day creation you cannot claim to recognize the authority of the Bible. Like this:
This is not about young earth or old earth creationism or any other reading of the first chapters of Genesis. This is about someone claiming to be an expert on Scripture and the earth’s origins who is set on denigrating the faith of people who …
[Click on through to find out how using Mr. Ham’s preferred method of Bible reading with other passages leads to ridiculous results.]