It is apparent that the most straightforward understanding of the Genesis record, without regard to all of the hermeneutical considerations suggested by science, is that God created heaven and earth in six solar days, that man was created in the sixth day, that death and chaos entered, the world after the Fall of Adam and Eve, that all of the fossils were the result of the catastrophic universal deluge which spared only Noah’s family and the animals therewith.

 

Pun, Pattle P. T., A Theology of Progressive Creationism, Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith,  Vol. 39, No. 1, March 1987.

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