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Errors & Mistakes in Genesis, First Book of the Bible

Errors and mistakes in Genesis, the first book of the Bible, are errors and mistakes in the traditional creation story of Christianity and Judaism as well as in the foundational stories behind both those religions. The errors and mistakes in Genesis are thus errors and mistakes in the basic stories behind the basic doctrines, dogmas, and assumptions which Christians and Jews take for granted. That makes them errors and mistakes in the essence of those religions.

How Did God Separate Day & Night?
Genesis, the first book of the Bible, has an error in the depiction of night being separated from day. According to Genesis, God created light and separated day from night on the first day. However, the sun and stars which produce light weren't created until the fourth day. Since the sun is what separates day from night, that separation couldn't...

Resolving Errors in Genesis About Separating Day & Night
Can you explain away this error or otherwise resolve the contradiction between the biblical story of separating night from day and what science teaches us about our solar system?

Errors in Genesis About a Firmament in Heaven
One scientific error in Genesis is the description of a firmament dividing the waters below from the waters above. Christians have believed that this firmament in Genesis was literally a dome or bowl which separates the sky from the earth. Into this firmament Christians believed God affixed the stars, the sun, and the moon. This is a scientific...

Resolving Errors in Genesis About the Nature of the Sky & Cosmos
Can you explain away this error or otherwise resolve the contradiction between the biblical story and science?

Errors in Genesis about Having Plants Without Sunlight
There is a scientific error in Genesis, the first book of the Bible, about the nature of plants. Genesis depicts God creating plants on the third day even though the sun, which is responsible for the ability of plants to live, isn't created until the fourth day. You can't have plants without photosynthesis and you can't have photosynthesis...

Plants Without the Sun - Resolving Errors in Genesis about Having Plants...
There is a scientific error in Genesis, the first book of the Bible, about the nature of plants. Genesis depicts God creating plants on the third day even though the sun, which is responsible for the ability of plants to live, isn't created until the fourth day. You can't have plants without photosynthesis and you can't have photosynthesis...

Errors in Genesis About the Light of the Moon
Genesis, the first book of the Bible, makes a scientific error by describing the moon as a light. In Genesis, God is depicted as creating two lights for the sky: the greater light is the sun and the lesser light is the moon. This contradicts what we know from science, though, because the moon is not a light like the sun. The moon only reflects...

Moon is Not a Light - Resolving Errors in Genesis About the Light of the Moon
Can you explain this error or resolve the contradiction between the Bible and what science tells us about the moon?

Errors in Genesis About the Source of Light
Genesis, the first book of the Bible, contains an error about the origins and nature of light. Genesis depicts God creating light on the first day before the creation of anything that could serve as a source of light. The stars and the sun aren't created until the fourth day, even though they would have to be the source of light described at the...

Light Without a Light Source - Resolving Errors in Genesis About the Source...
Can this error be explained or can the contradiction between the Bible and what we know from science be resolved?

Errors in Genesis About the Locations of Sun, Stars, Moon
Genesis, the first book of the Bible, has an error about the locations of the sun, moon and stars. Genesis depicts God as placing the sun, moon, and stars in the 'firmament,' as if they were inserted into some sort of dome above the earth. Science tells us that they are all different distances from us, with the stars being great distances away....

Resolving Errors in Genesis About the Locations of Sun, Stars, Moon
Can you explain this error or resolve the contradiction between the Bible and what science tells us about our solar system and the universe?

Errors in Genesis About the Safety of Eating Plants
Genesis, the first book of the Bible, has an error about the safety of eating plants. According to Genesis, God provides for humans every plant for consumption. Science, however, makes it clear that some plants are poisonous and will kill us; in fact, we knew that some plants are dangerous even before science and science simply explained how and...

Resolving Errors in Genesis About the Safety of Eating Plants
Can you explain away this error or somehow resolve the contradiction between what the Bible say about plants and what know is true about plants?

Errors in Genesis About All Animals Being Herbivores
Genesis, the first book of the Bible, makes a scientific mistake about the diet of animals. According to Genesis, all animals started out as herbivores and none were carnivores or omnivores. Science teaches us that there have always been carnivores and omnivores, not just herbivores. Some animals simply can't survive without meat or blood.

Resolving Errors in Genesis About All Animals Being Herbivores
Is there anyone who can explain this error or somehow resolve the contradiction between the Bible and what science says about the animal kingdom?

Errors in Genesis about How Long Evolution of Earth, Universe Required
Perhaps the most fundamental scientific error in Genesis, the first book of the Bible, is the time required for the creation of the universe. Genesis depicts God as requiring just six days for creating everything. Science, in contrast, has revealed to us that the universe is already more than 12 billion years old and that new celestial objects -...

Resolving Errors in Genesis about How Long Evolution of Earth, Universe Required
Do you think you can explain this error or resolve the contradiction between the Bible and what science tells us about the age and evolution of the universe?

Errors in Genesis about the Origins of Human Beings.
Genesis, the first book of the Bible, is mistaken about how long was required for human beings to appear. According to Genesis, humans appeared instantaneously out of dust and breath. Science, in contrast, teaches that humans evolved over millions of years and out of earlier species that no longer exist. This is one of the most obvious...

Resolving Errors in Genesis on Origins of Humans
Can you explain away this error? Can you harmonize the biblical story of where humans came from with what science tells us about human evolution?

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