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"Has this idea ever gained currency? what are its weak points ?" The idea you refer to is called the Gap Theory, and it is called this, because of the theory that there is a gap of time between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2. Has this theory ever gained currency/acceptance? Yes, but as one would imagine, it's a small subgroup of the view which denies the ...


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Is Pre-Adamism considered heretical by any mainstream denominations? The answer is yes! Not only is it considered heresy by some, it is rejected by the majority of Protestant evangelicals on several grounds. In regards to Johannes answer, "I guess that, for any denomination, the answer depends on whether those Pre-Adamite beings are posited to be human ...


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The Answer is A. The question is very good, but a lot of people are not familiar with the phrase - YEC [It should be explained ] and it also should be noted that many who hold this view do not use or like this term - Young Earth Creationists, because something that is 6-10 thousand years is ancient - not young. It's better to use the term Biblical ...


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Nigel is correct in his comment that Biblical languages have a different meaning of heavens, and it is also correct that there are 3 different uses for heavens. A better way to understand it is "Sky", "Space" and "Stratosphere", but then there is also a use of Heaven, which has the meaning of where God dwells. It's not on earth, ...


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It's a very interesting question, BYE. I have been an insider in about 9-12 different denominations - my dad was in construction and we moved a lot. I can say that Ray Butterworth had some points, but he actually missed/ didn't explain the background behind the gap theory. It's really not about the darkness- because Evangelical Churches and very traditional ...


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