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The Bible Vs. Theoretical Physics

Velcroman1 (1667895) writes | more than 3 years ago

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Velcroman1 (1667895) writes "God created the universe in six days. Science says it took 15 billion years. How to reconcile those numbers? If you're Gerald Schroeder, the answer is simple: Do the math. The math, however, is not so simple. Schroeder is an MIT-schooled physicist and biblical scholar who teaches at the College of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. He's trying to reconcile the ancient writings of the Bible with science, starting at the beginning: Did God create the universe in six days, resting on the seventh? Or was it born in a fiery "big bang" billions of years ago? Schroeder says the Bible's opening chapters ARE descriptions of the big bang itself. They are, as he says, "identical realities.""
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Scientific miracles aren't. (1)

random_ID (1822712) | more than 3 years ago | (#32431264)

Believers have taken the 'six days' literally for millennia because that's the way it's written. Trying to interpret otherwise is likely bad linguistics and bad physics.

Re:Scientific miracles aren't. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#32431724)

So you know what the original text in the original language says then? I'm impressed.

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