by Brian Godawa
 
 

 
"The non-concordist view of science and Scripture argues that Biblical texts about creation were never intended to concord with modern scientific theories. Thus, Genesis 1 is not cryptically describing the Big Bang or instant fiat, a young earth or old earth, special creation or evolutionary creation. It is not 'literal' language describing the physics of the universe; it is 'literary' genre describing God’s sovereignty over creation and most likely his covenantal relationship with his people...
 
In short, the language of cosmic catastrophe often interpreted literally as referring to the end of the space-time universe is actually used by Biblical authors to figuratively express the cosmic significance of the covenantal relationship between God and humanity..."
 
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