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Liberal Marcus Dods: If Genesis 1 doesn't teach literal days, then we can't understand Scripture

Marcus Dods (1834–1909) was a Scottish theologian and author, who became Professor of New Testament Exegesis and then Principal of the New College, Edinburgh. He wrote:<>

‘If, for example, the word “day” in these chapters does not mean a period of twenty-four hours, the interpretation of scripture is hopeless.’

Reference

  1. Marcus Dods, The Book of Genesis, Armstrong, NY, p. 4, 1907.