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The Early Earth

3.58  ·  Rating details ·  31 ratings  ·  7 reviews
The case for biblical creationism is presented comprehensively in this illustrated classic volume.
Paperback, 174 pages
Published December 1st 1986 by BMH Books (first published 1979)
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John Rimmer
Dec 27, 2017 rated it liked it
People like to mock creation science books, usually because they are afraid of being mocked by people who think the Bible and God are b.s. I enjoy them, and prefer to follow the interpretations of people whose hypotheses include the possibility that there is a God and He did create the world.
Jul 23, 2011 added it
In reviewing the book, one might better understand the author John Whitcomb. Formerly a professor of Old Testament at Grace Theological Seminary for thirty eight years, Dr. Whitcomb is an important father of the Evangelical Creationists movement. He has written extensively articulating and defending the historical-grammatical interpretation of Genesis. It is here that one best appreciate Whicomb's "Early Earth" as a work introducing Biblical creationism and it's defense against other theories. I ...more
Aug 30, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Popular scientific theories on origins are in conflict with conservative interpretations of the Bible. People must choose what to believe. "The Early Earth" helps explain the conflict for those who accept the truth of the Bible. "The Early Earth" challenges well-meaning attempts to interpret the Bible in the light of modern science by showing how such interpretations conflict with science, are misinterpretations of the Bible, or are harmful to theological truths. For those who already accept the ...more
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This is a great book to read about the Genesis account of creation and how science theories conform to or deviate from it. This is a small book designed more for lay people then scientists, as a biologist I didn't find it quite satisfying enough in it's details. Whitcombs The Genesis Flood appears to be much more in depth and would be better for those who want a deeper explanation of this topic.

However for the average person this is simple enough to understand and complete in its analyses.

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Oct 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

When read with The Genesis Flood & The World That Perished, it serves as an excellent introduction to Biblical Creationism.

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JOHN C. WHITCOMB came to know Christ through a campus ministry at Princeton University led by Dr. Donald Fullerton in February, 1943. God mercifully spared his life during the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium, December, 1944, where he served in a fire-direction center and as a German interpreter. Graduating from Princeton in 1948, with honors in history, and from Grace Theological Seminary in 1951, ...more