Genesis–the sun came into existence on day 4?–John Lennox

John Carson Lennox is an Irish mathematician, philosopher of science, and Christian apologist who is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford.

John Carson Lennox is an Irish mathematician, philosopher of science, and Christian apologist who is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford.

“If the text means that the sun came into existence on day 4, Origen was asking a very reasonable question: “If the sun is not yet there, how are we to understand the first three days with their ‘evenings and mornings”

John C. Lennox, Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science

Treating the Bible as less than a book–John Lennox

John Carson Lennox is an Irish mathematician, philosopher of science, and Christian apologist who is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford.

John Carson Lennox is an Irish mathematician, philosopher of science, and Christian apologist who is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford.

“It would be a pity if, in a desire (rightly) to treat the Bible as more than a book, we ended up treating it as less than a book by not permitting it the range and use of language, order, and figures of speech that are (or ought to be) familiar to us from our ordinary experience of conversation and reading.”
John C. Lennox, Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science