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The "Days" of Creation in Genesis 1
Although the author concludes that the days of creation are to be understood as literal days, he gives a history of thought on the subject, a figurative interpretation of the term and different views of the literary genre of the Bible.
The Days of Creation in Genesis Chapter 1
Background information on the controversy over the meaning of the word day in Genesis 1 and a description of the major viewpoints. [PDF]
Literal and figurative interpretations of Genesis regarding creation.
Making Sense of Genesis 1
A discussion of the form and content of Genesis, its Near Eastern environment, and comparison with Near Eastern creation myths.
Various Interpretations of Genesis
This short article describes a few of the more common non-literal interpretations of Genesis.
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