Genesis–a literal historical account of creation?
One of the most contentious topics between religion and science centers around the biblical story of creation as told in Genesis. Those who accept evolutionary theory as valid, whether religious or not, can clearly not accept the story of Genesis in literal terms.
So–is the creation story in Genesis even meant to be taken literally?
What do you think? Add your thoughts in the comments section. I plan on sharing some of my own thoughts in the upcoming week or so.
*Update 7-9-08: Obviously it is taking me much more than a week to share my own thoughts on this subject, but I truly do have a draft written up and saved. Other things just keep coming up. You know how it is. In the meantime, I have another post with some thoughts on Genesis here.