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Creation Days According to the Church Fathers

 We assert that Moses spoke in the literal sense, not allegorically or figuratively, i.e., that the world, with all its creatures, was created within six days, as the words read.  (Martin Luther, Lectures on Genesis)   The Early Church Fathers The early Church Fathers were men who believed in Jesus as their Savior and Lord and were the leaders of ... Read More »

Creation Days According to Ancient Jewish Commentators

Accordingly Moses says, That in just six days the world, and all that is therein, was made.  (Josephus Antiquities Book 1, Chapter 1)   What the ancient Bible commentators understood those six days to mean when they opened up to Genesis 1 and 2?  Did they see extremely long indefinite periods of time?  Or did they see regular, twenty-four-hour days?  ... Read More »

Quotes From (Early) Church Fathers

Below you will find quotes of the all the early Church Fathers that I could find that spoke on the topic of creation in six days.  I have not changed the quotes in any way.  The quotes are taken directly from: Roberts, A. & J. Donaldson, eds. (1885). Translations Of The Writings Of The Fathers Down To A.D. 325. Buffalo: ... Read More »

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