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The Embarrassment of Biblical Chronology

Copyright James B. Jordan 1989

And Arpachshad lived thirty-five years, and became the father of Shelah . . . And Shelah lived thirty years, and became the father of Eber . . . and Eber lived thirty-four years and became the father of Peleg . . . and Peleg lived thirty years, and became the father of Reu. . . (Genesis 11:12ff.).

The fact that the Bible contains chronological information cannot be disputed. What can and often has been disputed is whether or not that chronological information has any real value, either theologically or historically. It is my conviction, and that of many others including the sponsor of this newsletter, that Biblical chronology is extremely important, both theologically and historically....

This article is word for word from a fundie site. The author readily admits that the bible is embarrassing, but encourages believers to "just believe" anyway. This is presuppositionalism at its finest. It is well worth the read.


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