The Old/New Universe

Introduction Ever since science has attempted to determine the age of the universe there has been a fierce intellectual battle between the forces of science and creationism. I tend to believe that the two perspectives don’t have to conflict, especially so fiercely. Today, there are several genuine approaches which can reconcile the two accounts of […]

Did Noah’s Flood Actually Happen?

Creation Accounts of the Ancient Near East: Influences on Ancient Israel’s Cosmogonies

By Lacy LeBlanc The differences between the creation accounts in Genesis and those from other areas of the Ancient Near East are striking. There is no mythology in Genesis.1 There is no epic battle in Genesis.2 The accounts in Genesis do not perfectly match any one creation story from Israel’s ancient neighbors. In fact, the […]