Coming to Grips With Genesis: Biblical Authority and the Age of the Earth - eBook  -     Edited By: Terry Mortenson
    By: Edited by Dr. Terry Mortenson
Buy Item $4.51 Retail: $5.99 Save 25% ($1.48) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Coming to Grips With Genesis: Biblical Authority and the Age of the Earth - eBook

Edited By: Terry Mortenson
Master Books / 2008 / ePub

$4.51 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $5.99
|
Save 25% ($1.48)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW28013EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Read this eBook on:


ChristianBook eBooks on the Sony Reader

  1. 1

    To read a Christianbook.com licensed eBook on your Sony device, you will need to use Adobe Digital Editions.

  2. 2

    Without using ADE, the Sony Reader will attempt to open eBooks with its own software, the Reader Library, and you may receive an error message.

  3. 3

    To bypass the Sony Reader Library, return to the eBook portion of 'My Account' on our site, and click to download the eBook again.

  4. 4

    When the Adobe Digital Editions installer comes up, click on 'Download Item.'

  5. 5

    If you are downloading a DRM Protected eBook, you will be prompted to open or save the URLLINK.acsm. Click 'Save'.

  6. 6

    Save the file to your Desktop for quick access later.

  7. 7

    Right-click on the URLLINK file, then select 'Open With' and choose Adobe Digital Editions.

  8. 8

    If Adobe Digital Editions is not in the list, click 'Choose Default Program' and then select Adobe Digital Editions from the list.

  9. 9

    Your eBook will open and display in ADE.

  10. 10

    Plug in your Sony Reader, which will now display its model number and not just as Sony Reader.

  11. 11

    Now just click, drag and drop your eBook onto the Sony Reader icon.

  12. 12

    You can now eject your Sony Reader, open up the Books library and your eBook is ready to read.



  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $4.51 Retail: $5.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $11.99 Retail: $16.99 In Stock Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Description

The origin of death, deep time, geneological gaps, and various hermeneutical approaches to early biblical texts are just a few of the issues dealt with by creation scientists. Investigations of all these and more are on display in Coming to Grips with Genesis, edited by Dr. Terry Mortenson with essays by himself and other teachers and writers defending the straightforward interpretation of Genesis chapters 1 through 11.
Attacked, dismissed, maligned, and relegated to the status of mythology, the first eleven chapters of Genesis are difficult for some Christians to believe due to liberal theologians, secular science and others holding God's Word in low esteem. But Mortenson and his team of creationist scholars, in the spirit of the late Dr. Henry Morris, write, teach, debate and lecture on creationist topics, and here address elements of scientific creationism in depth that frequently come under fire. Writing intelligently and clearly, Mortenson and over a dozen contributors provide an apologetic text that answers the tough questions many people, both Christians and non-Christians alike, struggle with in their attempts to clarify the theology of Genesis.

Product Information

Format: DRM Free ePub
Vendor: Master Books
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN: 9781614580362
ISBN-13: 9781614580362
Availability: In Stock

Author Bio

Terry Mortenson, Ph.D., grew up in Minnesota, was on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ for 24 years before joining Answers in Genesis as a researcher, speaker and writer. He and his wife, Margie, have five daughters and three sons.

Thane H. Ury (M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Systematic Theology, Andrews University) taught in the Religion & Philosophy Department at Bethel College (Indiana) for 15 years, before joining the faculty at the United Wesleyan Graduate Institute, Hong Kong, China in 2006. He has taught theology and apologetics in Romania, Nigeria, Trinidad, and China. He and Laura have four children.

Author Bio

Dr. Terry Mortenson, M.Div., PhD is a speaker, writer and researcher for the Answers in Genesis ministry. Formerly a staff member of Campus Crusade for Christ, he is the author of The Great Turning Point: The Church’s Catastrophic Mistake With Geology — Before Darwin, as well as and a number of articles and research writings.

Publisher Description

Fourteen different scholars address key topics related to the age of the earth, which is the crucial issue of debate in the church regarding origins (i.e., most old-earth proponents, like young-earth creationists, reject biological evolution). Bringing to bear rigorous scholarly biblical and theological arguments in favor of a young earth, they also address much needed discussion regarding a number of contemporary interpretations of the book of Genesis. A substantial historical, theological, and exegetical defense of the biblical account of Creation, the book is designed for seminary and Bible college professors and students, ministers, missionaries, and others in ministry work.
Chapters in the book include:
  • Forewords by Dr. John MacArthur, President of The Master’s Seminary and Senior Pastor of Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, CA; and the late Dr. Henry Morris, Founder and President Emeritus, Institute for Creation Research
  • Detailed statistical analysis of the verbs of Genesis
  • A study of Genesis 5 & 11 genealogies as strict chronology
  • A critique of the Intelligent Design movement
  • Jesus’ words and teachings – do they address the issue of a young earth?
  • Product Reviews

    5 Stars Out Of 5
    5 out of 5
    (3)
    (0)
    (0)
    (0)
    (0)
    Quality:
    5 out Of 5
    (5 out of 5)
    Value:
    5 out Of 5
    (5 out of 5)
    Meets Expectations:
    5 out Of 5
    (5 out of 5)
    100%
    of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
    SORT BY:
    SEE:
    Displaying items 1-3 of 3
    Page 1 of 1
    1. Debbie from ChristFocus
      Harrison, AR
      Age: 35-44
      Gender: female
      5 Stars Out Of 5
      Excellent
      July 14, 2011
      Debbie from ChristFocus
      Harrison, AR
      Age: 35-44
      Gender: female
      Quality: 5
      Value: 5
      Meets Expectations: 5
      "Coming to Grips with Genesis" is a collection of 14 articles discussing the different interpretations of Genesis 1-11. Though written by 14 separate scholars, there's surprisingly little overlap of material and a high consistency in quality.

      It's written in a formal tone. Some articles get somewhat technical when talking about the original language, and the authors assume you know something about Hebrew grammar. However, the footnotes explain a technical point in more detail for those who don't know this information. There's excellent footnoting, so you always know where the information or quote came from. I also liked that the authors quoted the people in question so the reader could see for themselves what was said. Overall, if you have questions about the topics covered or want to be better able to argue the points, then I'd highly recommend this book.

      Chapter 1, 2, 3, and 14 explored how Christian theological leaders before the 19th century viewed Genesis 1-11, especially how long they thought God took to create everything. Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 discussed the different ways Genesis 1 & 2 are interpreted, how to properly interpret Scripture as a whole and how that applies to Genesis 1 & 2, and is nature/general revelation equal in authority to Scripture/special revelation.

      Chapter 9 talked about Noah's Flood, especially about the timeline of what happened and what one would expect to find now in the rock layers as a result of the Flood. Chapter 10 discussed the type of genealogies are in Genesis 5 and 11 and how accurate they are for chronological purposes. Chapter 11 and 12 pointed out how Jesus and the apostles viewed Genesis (as real history and real people or otherwise). Chapter 13 discussed how having death and suffering before creation was completed (as long geological ages demands) affects Christian theology.

      I received this book as a review copy from the publisher.
    2. Anthony Shuler
      5 Stars Out Of 5
      February 2, 2010
      Anthony Shuler
      One of the best books on creation ever written. Very similar to the Answers Books by Ken Ham.
    3. Elizabeth Johnston
      5 Stars Out Of 5
      September 24, 2009
      Elizabeth Johnston
      This is an excellent book that gives solid reasons for the historicity of the book of Genesis.I highly recommend it for anyone who values the inerrancy of God's word and for those who believe that Genesis 1 - 11 is myth but is willing to read an intelligent & well framed response.
    Displaying items 1-3 of 3
    Page 1 of 1

    Ask Christianbook

    Back
    ×

    Ask Christianbook

    What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

    If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

    Other Customers Also Purchased

    1. Seven Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible - eBookeBOOK
      Seven Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible - eBook
      Erwin W. Lutzer
      Moody Publishing / 2008 / ePub
      $7.69 Retail: $10.49 Save 27% ($2.80)
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW10522EB
    2. The Moody Bible Commentary / New edition - eBookeBOOK
      The Moody Bible Commentary / New edition - eBook
      Michael Rydelnik, Michael Vanlaningham
      Moody Publishing / 2014 / ePub
      $20.62 Retail: $37.49 Save 45% ($16.87)
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW43192EB
    3. The Six Days of Genesis - eBookeBOOK
      The Six Days of Genesis - eBook
      Paul Taylor
      Master Books / 2007 / ePub
      $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW23590EB
    4. Biblical Creationism - eBookeBOOK
      Biblical Creationism - eBook
      Henry M. Morris
      Master Books / 2000 / ePub
      $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW20212EB

    Find Related Products

    Author/Artist Review

    Start A New Search