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Is the Bible unscientific? View of the earth

Earth from space.Many would say that the Bible unscientific.
What’s the Bible’s view of the earth?
Space flight gives better insight into early verse in Genesis.

During the creation in Genesis it tells us that God:

separated the light from the darkness. God called the light day and the darkness he called night.” [1]

That is an interesting phrase because it implies that light and darkness, day and night are both present at the same time on the surface of the earth.

A planet showing light and dark on it's surface.This concept was only fully realised when astronauts were able to look back at the earth and see this for themselves.

Light and darkness, day and night are both present at the same time on the surface of the earth.

[1] Genesis 1:4

Peter Reason

January 2012

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