Was it Six Days?
Or 15 Billion Years?
Nothing will generate an argument quicker than when two people get together to ask “How long did it really take for God to create the universe? So maybe it’s time to bring some order to the chaos that surrounds the controversy.
As one of the crafters of the ground-breaking Holy Bible: International Standard Version, Dr. William Welty is well versed in the original Hebrew language construction and grammatical nuances contained in Genesis 1-2.That’s why in The Creation Account, Dr. Welty brings to light nuances from within the biblical text that may have escaped notice by both sides of the Young Earth/Old Earth interpretive debate.
By the time you’ve finished reading The Creation Account, you’ll understand the significant issues that affect the dispute. Can those who believe the Creation Week consisted of six literal days and those who believe that the text says something entirely different both be right? Or might they both be wrong?
William Welty is Executive Director of the ISV Foundation, producers of the Holy Bible: International Standard Version. He holds a Ph.D. in Christian Communications from Louisiana Baptist University and is a 1978 graduate (M.Div.) of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School of Deerfield, Illinois.