Episode 17—15 Reasons to Take Genesis as History
This episode is based on CMI’s booklet 15 Reasons to Take Genesis as History. It is a summary of some of the major arguments that the Genesis record must be taken as real historical events involving real people. Allegorical or mythological renderings result in massive theological difficulties.
- The authority of Scripture
- Jesus Christ on the infallibility of Scripture
- Should Genesis be taken literally?
- Are (biblical) creationists ‘cornered’?—a response to Dr J.P. Moreland
- But from the beginning of … the institution of marriage?
- Hebrew scholar affirms that Genesis means what it says!
- Did Moses really write Genesis?
- Does Genesis hold up under critic’s scrutiny?
- Genesis: Bible authors believed it to be history
- The Fall: a cosmic catastrophe
- Genesis means what it says: Basil (AD 329–379)
- Orthodoxy and Genesis: What the fathers really taught
- Luther on evolution
- The slippery slide to unbelief
- But it’s divisive!
- Refuting Compromise-introduction