From the January/February, 2011 issue of Touchstone
Passages of Time by Charles J. Colton

Passages of Time

Charles J. Colton on the Gap Theory & Biblical Chronologies

When I was a student in my church’s youth group, we debated the “Gap Theory,” which posits that there is an unspecified span of time between the first two verses of the Bible. The venerable Scofield Reference Bible had left open the door to that possibility, which made our discussion of the subject acceptable. The adults in charge didn’t really like the theory, however, because of the way it gave ground to all those “atheistic evolutionists.”

The concern, it seemed, wasn’t really about propositional . . .


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